Peacocks and Wild Turkeys

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

  1. ILuvsChicks

    ILuvsChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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

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    There is NO crossbreed .... but !

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