Looking for a Yearling Peahen in NGA area

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by FlightsofFancy, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking for a Yearling Peahen near NGA. Lost my hen a couple of days ago (we think to internal injuries) I can't imagine my male going through the winter alone. They free range on our 100 acre farm and I am so worried he will take off without a mate. It will devastate me if we loose him too. He is India Blue about a year old. I am not that picky about the hens coloring just need a warm body for him. [​IMG]
    Any leads on breeders or places to look would be greatly appreciated!!! Thank you!
     
  2. connerhills

    connerhills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the UPA web site.. There is a breeders list of Georgia and find someone close to you.. Also you can post on the UPA forum for your needs. Go to, www.peafowl.org connerhills
     
  3. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are 15 breeders in your state that are United Peafowl Association members you can visit the UPA website for there contact #s
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  5. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal for people to only sell pairs? I can't find a single hen. [​IMG]
     
  6. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Quote:People want more hens than peacocks, so if breeders sell off the hens they are stuck with a surplus of boys. Easier to sell a pair than a lone male. Hens will always sell.
     
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  7. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK then will two males stick around together or will they eventually take off for mates? The males are beautiful and I really am not into breeding so two males would be fine for me.
     
  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    I sale peahens , but alot don't want to sell off their peahens, but I do have a flight pen of extra males. You should be able to fine a single hen, just may need to pay more.
     
  9. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:People want more hens than peacocks, so if breeders sell off the hens they are stuck with a surplus of boys. Easier to sell a pair than a lone male. Hens will always sell.

    Bingo. Extra males can "stay around" for years while females usually sell out within weeks or months at most. BIG difference. I never sell females only if the numbers are equal.

    If you really don't want them to breed & you like guineas.. get a couple young female guineas and keep them in with the males. Those will help keep the males around.. some guinea females will let peacocks breed them. And if they happen to make babies, no worries they're sterile. Male guineas can get in bad conflicts with peacocks though...

    Other than that, if you keep looking and wait long enough, an available peahen will eventually show up.
     
  10. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:If you dont subscribe to it, contact the GA Dept. of Agriculture for their weekly farm paper. It has a full section for poultry an have peafowl like crazy in it every week, most from the Atlant/Athens area too.
    It has a website and all you have to do it fill out the on line ap for it.
    It is call
    The Farmer's and Consummer's Market Bulletin.
    All sellers in it have to produce they themselves and live in Georgia to advertise in it, so there's no weeding threw people form California in it, all locals.
    If you cant find it, Let me know, I'll get you the link.
    Charles Hill in Commerce has some, Ray Watts and John Mason in Macon both have good numbers and variety.
    As well as quit a few more... Those are 3 I personally know of and all have very good reputations and great birds.
    There is also the
    Georgia Game Bird Breeders Club too, with a website too, again loaded with breeders, but it is a national club based in Georgia, though has many Georgia breeders in it, Including the 3 I mentioned.
    Let me know if you need links to either site.
     

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