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Look What I found!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Yoda, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put an old brown plastic igloo dog house in the peapen and the birds wouldn't go near it. I added fake vines I bought from the dollar store and look what I found inside:

    The House decorated:
    [​IMG]

    There are now 4 eggs inside:
    [​IMG]

    Should I leave them in there or remove them?
     
  2. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if they r not sitting on them i would say remove them and put them in a incubator or u can wait a few days and see if they sit but if its way to hot wouldnt dont what to distory good eggs
     
  3. Knix6468

    Knix6468 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yoda, Love the nest. Have you incubated other eggs from you hen?

    We have decided to not take the eggs from ours anymore this season and let them sit. I am excited because our baby bronze is the one that has claimed the nest over 4 other older birds [​IMG]
     
  4. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great nest box desing the vines are really neat.
     
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    I would remove them also in this heat, here around 100 ,thats to hot for eggs. put a fake egg in there ,so she will keep laying eggs there.
     
  6. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Wow, that is awesome! Good thinking! Makes me want to go dig around in a craft store or plant some vines around their nestboxes!

    x2 on Deerman's putting in fake eggs- craft stores sometimes sell ceramic ones that are amazingly lifelike... we put some under a chicken once and the only way we could find them again was to see which ones spun right!
     
  7. SunBaked

    SunBaked Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good idea! I like the way you did that with the vines.
     
  8. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Very cool! They made a beautiful nest in there too.......
     
  9. theparrotletdude

    theparrotletdude Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow. I'm really happy for you, peafowl chicks are cute (though all bird chicks are adorable X3).
     

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