Peacock & Chicken hybrid??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rc chix, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. rc chix

    rc chix Hatching

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    At my farm, we have a male Indian Blue Peacock and it is almost mating season. We have no other peafowl, but we have 9 hens and 1 rooster (though he isn't of age yet). The peacock has been attempting to mate with my polish, Maple. What should I do, separate them, or have peacock-chicken babies?
     

  2. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Songster

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    separate. he will hurt your hens, not good!
    and they will mate but they wont make a hybrid. [​IMG] i dont think it 'works' from peacock to hen
     
  3. rc chix

    rc chix Hatching

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    Thanks. Should i separate them just for mating season or all the time?
     
  4. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Songster

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    I would do all the time. and so the peacock isnt lonely i would get him a peahen! :)
     
  5. bemba

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  6. McChicken81

    McChicken81 Hatching

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    genetically speaking, it is possible. but its considerably less likely to produce viable offspring. I was thinking on trying it out, maybe finding a large roo and a handful of hens and see what hatches if anything. unfortunately it will have to wait, movin soon.
     
  7. cindy12345

    cindy12345 Hatching

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    My male peacock ben trying mate with my road island red.I saw him today get her.god whats going come this.
     
  8. bethleigh

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    One of these[​IMG]
     
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