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My Peacock Experiment

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by AMontey, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. AMontey

    AMontey Just Hatched

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    I call this "Peachicks in Repose" They are out while their box gets cleaned. They love dried mealworms and are learning to eat out of our hands. Today they tried lettuce for the first time. Can't get them to eat fruit yet, but I think it's because I can't get it looking stringy like the meal worms.

    They're coming along nicely, about 3.5 weeks old. Amazing how big they've gotten. Excited to see their little crown tufts coming in...!
     

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    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  3. AMontey

    AMontey Just Hatched

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    I edited it to include another view of the chicks... thanks!!
     
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  5. AMontey

    AMontey Just Hatched

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    My hens are laying for the first time and I have a total of three eggs now... there's nice clean shavings in the main coop (where we moved the first egg as above) and they both have chosen to lay the next two out in the dirt in the middle of the barn. We've moved and gathered the eggs to a safer corner of the barn where it looks like they had dug out an area... anything else I should be doing or looking for...? This is my first year with peafowl... thanks
     

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