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Peacock question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mnjpando, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. mnjpando

    mnjpando In the Brooder

    May 16, 2010
    i build tractor style coops. Some one has asked to build them a pen for Peacocks I am lost here. Are peacocks like chickens ? do they need to into a hen house and roost at night? Or can I build a box add a roost and they will be fine? I am at a loss how to build a pen for peacocks. Do they need nesting boxes etc. Any info will help... thanks

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I would post this on the peacock thread. I was considering peacocks at one time...they need a much larger shelter obviously. But they will use a roost (based on what I read). Post over there and I'll bet you get some feedback. [​IMG]
  3. Randy

    Randy Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    I've put boxes in our peacock pen and they hardly ever use them. Most of the time the eggs are just laying on the ground.
  4. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    You'd really have to ask the peacock owner what they *want*, wouldn't you? I mean, everybody has different ideas about what is acceptable living conditions. And, I mean, you would not want to build something and THEN discover the buyer doesn't consider it adequate, or considers it excessive [​IMG]


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