peacocks neck

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by peacockfarmer1, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. peacockfarmer1

    peacockfarmer1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put a hen in the pen with my peacock today for the first time and his upper neck feathers near the face where standing what does this mean?
     
  2. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My peafowl neck feathers all fluff up when stressed, tense etc...they lay down flat when their super calm..etc
     
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    My peafowl generally puff up their neck feathers whenever they see a hawk, or when they are about to shake their feathers after taking a dust bath.
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Did it seem to make a bump behind his head? Neck also looking slimmed down? Peacocks do that as part of courtship. They do more things than just fanning their tails to court peahens. In other words, he probably was excited at meeting a girl...
     

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