New babies!!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by tweddle, Dec 25, 2014.

  1. tweddle

    tweddle In the Brooder

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    I am so excited to announce my first hatching! My peahen laid six eggs of which four have hatched. There are two eggs still unhatched, the hen has been moving them around a bit. They were due on the 24th dec and I'm unsure as to whether or not I should be trying to help them out. Does anyone have any advice please??[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Congrats! I would candle them and see what they look like.

    -Kathy
     
  3. tweddle

    tweddle In the Brooder

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    Thanks I'll try that tonight, she's pretty defensive and I do t feel like getting pecked by an angry mumma!
     
  4. Trefoil

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    Congratulations. We're starting the hatching year early.
     
  5. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster

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    .... from Australia ????
     
  6. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Songster

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    Congrats, yes he in Australia, i remember you said you got india blue peacock? Is that right? But you are having many nice pied chicks.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C no time like snow time

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    Congrats on your new little ones! [​IMG]
     
  8. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

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    [​IMG]Congratulations
    They are beautiful [​IMG]
     
  9. tweddle

    tweddle In the Brooder

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    Yes I'm from australia, and also yes I got an Indian blue male to put with my pied girls. The babies are so cute!! My second hen is due on 16/1. She is only on 3 eggs, her second clutch as the possums broke her first clutch, so hopefully she will hatch them all.
     
  10. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Songster

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    Don't know much about chicks hatching under peahen, but its important to give them high protein feed for their first two weeks, i think this is your first time hatching peachicks, right?
     

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