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Peacocks and Wild Turkeys

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by ILuvsChicks, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. ILuvsChicks

    ILuvsChicks Out Of The Brooder

    May 17, 2013
    I have two Peacocks and two Peahens. Haven't seen to much of the hens lately. I figure they must be setting on some eggs.
    While the Chicks away the birds will play.
    I've noticed one of the Peacocks have taken a shine to a wild turkey hen I've seen often lately in the pasture. She mostly always in the same area. I figured she has some eggs around there too.
    So two questions.

    One: They don't crossbred do they?
    Two: Seems I read maybe here that the Peacock will sometimes fly off with turkeys. That O'course is my main concern.

    Do I need to take any action to keep my bird?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    When my friend moved to his farm many years ago, he was frequently visited by a large flock of wild turkeys that had several peafowl running with them. I am not certain as to whether or not they can crossbreed.
  3. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2011
    There is NO crossbreed .... but !


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