Looking forward to incubating my firs pea eggs this spring

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by LLranch, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. LLranch

    LLranch Out Of The Brooder

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    I have kept and hatched chickens for about 15 years and had quail and ducks at different times. But I'm so excited this year my India blue peacock is three years old hoping he gets the job done with the ladies can hardly wait
     
  2. hhn2002

    hhn2002 Just Hatched

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    Cool, good luck!
     
  3. Argus

    Argus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Won't be long before we start getting eggs. Last year we got the first eggs the beginning of March.
     
  4. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    End of March would be alright with me. Last year I had a hen that started in January and would not quit. I was out there every second night to gather the egg before it froze and set them once per week. Not one egg tried to develop, what a waste of time and effort. She better not do that this year or we are going to be eating a lot of pea eggs.
     
  5. LLranch

    LLranch Out Of The Brooder

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    King Bee I see you are in the Flint Hills I got my peas two years ago from a guy in the Flint Hills name bill super nice guy
     
  6. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Yes, yes he is! Thank you!
     
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  7. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't get eggs until late April or mid May, I hate the waiting but if they laid earlier we'd just get frozen eggs.
     
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  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I have three hens that have been laying since the end of December! :mad:
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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  10. izigg

    izigg Out Of The Brooder

    Is it best to use an incubator then the first mating season or not ? I guess Im not to sure what to expect or best way to get a few baby pea chicks and not a lot of frozen eggs to make omelettes with Im guessing. If these birds are going to start laying in March like everyone is talking when is the best time to put them together?
     

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