peachick question?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by micayc, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do baby peachicks get that growth thingy above their beak? please forgive my slang, do not know what it is called. LOL
     
  2. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    You mean the egg tooth? That is used to help them break out of the egg and they lose it after maybe a week or less.
     
  3. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Good guess. my other thought was snood(turkeys- the long dangly thing toms have. Hens have one too just much smaller). Peachicks don't get a fuzzy bump by the beak.. if you're seeing that, it's a baby turkey.
     
  4. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's funny Minx and Kev, I read this post earlier and thought both of y'alls response because I didn't have an answer and was waiting to see what somebody said.

    micayc, could you post a pic?
     
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    sound like a turkey, op said above beak not on.....
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    sound like a turkey, op said above beak not on.....
     
  7. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like ya got a baby turkey [​IMG] did ya hatch this thinking it was gona be a baby pea?
    This is not my photo i found it on photo bucket to use as a visual aid,credit goes to whom ever took it but don't know who it was.
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  9. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I am new to this and I got several differant kind of eggs, peas,turkey,silver pheasant and guineas. Most did not hatch and dummy me did not keep track of the eggs that they came from.[​IMG]
    I reallllllly wanted a pea. [​IMG]
    Anyone want 2 white turkeys?[​IMG]
     
  10. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Hang in there i waited 25 years to get peafowl, i know that was along time but i had a buisness and my distant neighbor had peafowl up untill 6 years ago and in order to freerange them and my other birds i felt i need to be home most of the time to care for so many and not have my peas leave because they heard the peas in the distance.

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