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PEACOCKS

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by happychicks, May 28, 2008.

  1. happychicks

    happychicks Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG]i have a male and female peacock they just laid eggs I am new to the peacocks does the female lay on the eggs or does the male,i haven't seen the female on them but the male is very protected of them,does anyone know about them
    stay at home mom w/3 girls 2 dogs,34 chickens 4 cats,baby colt coming in september
     
  2. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The female hatches them. Mine lays only 4 or 5 eggs then begins setting.
     
  3. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The female will lay an egg every other day then start sitting on them in a couple weeks. [​IMG]

    Good luck
     
  4. happychicks

    happychicks Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you i have 2 so far i keep checking everyday,i was just afraid she would not sit on them,[​IMG] so they still have a chance
     

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