OMG, my 1st Peafowl EGG... and JAVA Green to boot...

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by texascowboy1979, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I purchased a Java Pair from Cherokee Trail Farms... and they were born from a 2008 clutch... I understood they would not breed until 2011., and Yesterday... when I was changing the java's water... I noticed something white with a tear drop shaped... [​IMG] My eyes saw, but it took my brain a full min to work out what it could be, then it hit me.. ITS AN EGG!!!! [​IMG] . The male has a small train... i think his train has 3 eyes... the female looks good. Dont know if the egg is fertile or not, but I put it in the incubator today... Its almost like a turky egg... Lets keep our fingers Crossed [​IMG] ... Ill post pictures later after work to show you the DAD, MOM, and egg.
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    Here is the Peacock
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    By breedergenetics at 2010-06-16

    Here is the Peahen
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    By breedergenetics at 2010-06-16

    Here is the Pea Egg...
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    By Breedergenetics at 2010-06-16
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I'll test hatch some for you.............. [​IMG]
     
  3. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know right.. Pictures have been added to 1st post...

    I found another egg this morning... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Is it me or are those hatching trays upside down in your incubator? [​IMG]
     
  5. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Really??? I thought they were the correct way... Anyone else care to voice a thought? Im curious now...
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Not the trays your eggs are in, but the incubator trays themselves, that the egg trays sit on..... They normally have sides that go all the way around to keep the egg trays in place, it looks like yours are upside down..... [​IMG]



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    Both my Dicky (needs a good cleaning after this hatch)...... & my GQF both have the metal trays sitting this way.... [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:Doesn't look like any incubator trays there....

    Also is the peahen a spalding ??
     
  8. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    LOL... no there aren't... [​IMG] I'm not use to seeing them used w/o a tray.... hehe, .... it was the wire that threw me.
     
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  9. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Doesn't look like any incubator trays there....

    Also is the peahen a spalding ??

    I sure hope she isn't a Spalding if she is that means Rodney Michael's and Lewis Eckard raise Spaldings and sells them as Javas.
     
  10. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:No.. my Greens come from Steve at Cherokee Trail Farm... I got a 2008 Java Pair, and 3 Greens,
     

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