new ...can you look at my hen

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by gsdobed, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. gsdobed

    gsdobed Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]The peas will be two weeks Friday.. does the hen look like she is holding her wings funny or is it because she is loosing some of her flight feathers. After reading all your post I am getting nervous. She is acting normal and a great mom. Neither her or the peacock are friendly. By the way...what color would you call her? Thank you in advance
     
  2. EyeKeyYou

    EyeKeyYou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wings do look a little funny but she doesnt look droopy. I don't let mine raise their chicks is this a way for her to give them an easy hiding place. She is a blackshoulder just like the peacock and chicks.
     
  3. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Pretty girl and pretty babies! She looks fine to me. [​IMG]
    Mom and dad are both looking up as though they see a hawk, sometimes peamoms hold their wings and tail like that to make a protective peababy tent!
     
  4. gsdobed

    gsdobed Just Hatched

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    your right I do have a hawk but there is a top net
     
  5. gsdobed

    gsdobed Just Hatched

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    thanks....I was worried...me being new and all
     
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    hairco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of pen do u have them in.I like it
     
  7. gsdobed

    gsdobed Just Hatched

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    it is a 10x30 welded dog kennel...you can get it from tractor supply .(it's 2 kennels) I have a top net on. We used to raise pheasants for the DEC release program. I added 1X1 square deer netting to the inside to keep the little ones in. I have perches on both ends and the can go in and out as the please.
     
  8. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful. Thanks for posting. She looks fine to me.
     
  9. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is scared .... she is afraid for her peachicks ... she tries to double its volume to impress! it inflates its plumage! ... Normal!
     

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