New Peachick owner!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by sbarker9421, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. sbarker9421

    sbarker9421 New Egg

    Jun 15, 2016
    Hi. I'm from the UK and new to all off this! Our peahen abandoned an egg (we think it's hatched later then the others).
    I've taken it in to be raised by myself. It's on a diet off game starter crumb, worms and boiled egg.

    He's come on leaps and bounds these last 24hrs.

    I've noticed some strange behaviour tonight tho - it's frantically pecking around its feathers then around itself (usually my hand) all with its eyes closed. I thought it was learning to wash but it seems to be catching it's feathers and making them messy.

    Any tips? Thanks everyone
    Sarah [​IMG]
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello and welcome to BYC!

    I moved this over to the Peafowl section for those Pea experts to advise you. :)

    I don't know anything about them, hopefully someone will chime here with some great advice. Oh I know....this lady knows a lot about Peas! :)

    @casportpony Oh Kathy.....!!!

    Good luck and I hope the little guy is ok!! :)
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2016
  3. casportpony

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

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Can you take a video of it?


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