Laying peahens- frequency

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by fgdiii, May 21, 2010.

  1. fgdiii

    fgdiii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that peahens lay every other day. I have one that lays like once a week and I have 2 others that are together and so far I have received 2 eggs. a week apart and the last one 5 days ago. What is going on? Can anyone explain to me what is happening or what I should expect in the future?
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Ours are pretty steady at an egg every other day. The weather will throw them off laying, we just had a couple days of rain and they didn't lay during that.

    Steve
     
  3. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:True!
    Mine too are every other day layers.
    How old are the ones in question? Very young birds may be the problem, if they are 3 or better though, you should average 1 every other day
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Yes egg every other day till they lay a clutch of 5 to 8 eggs, then they stop for a few days then lay another clutch. most peahens will lay 4 or more clutches if eggs are removed.
     

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