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My peahen is finally nesting

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Glenmar, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found her this morning on a nest near the barn.
    This was the first night she did not stay in the barn.
    She is in lots of tall grass under a tree. I will try to get some
    pictures.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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  3. SunBaked

    SunBaked Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! Hope she hatches out some cute babies for you. Mine are still not sitting, my Mamma Jane spends a lot of time looking at them though. Had 15 eggs out there the other day before I gave some of them away [​IMG]
     
  4. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!! Hope she hatches you babies....
     
  5. prairiehen74369

    prairiehen74369 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Here's a peahen nest hide out story. After much searching when the peahen went missing my daughter found her and her nest of five eggs on the very top stack of hay bales in this huge old hay barn. we counted days and went to check on her they'd hatched,sent a cage up for my daughter to put the chicks in we only found 4 decided something had happened to the fifth one, took the chicks to my mother who raised them all. As they say: here's the rest of the story we didn't see the peahen for sometime we were starting to think a varmit might have gotten her when here she shows up with her good sized chick that turned out to be a hen.
     
  6. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cool. I have no idea how many eggs there are. We never even saw her go off to lay them.
     
  7. NateinFL

    NateinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So happy for you! Hopefully she is within hearing distance in case anything disturbs her during the night. I always leave my windows cracked when the peahens are nesting, I want to be there to intervene if something were to hop the fence and attack her. Less than a month to go!
     
  8. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is not far. In between the barn and house. I am so glad I know where she is. She is pretty hidden too. You have to get really close to see her.
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  9. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh can't wait for pictures [​IMG]
     
  10. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is in this tall grass around this tree.


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