Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Queer, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. Queer

    Queer New Egg

    Mar 7, 2016
    lima peru
    I bought two pea fouls, one a great deal larger than the other one so the breeder and I both thought we had a pair. The larger one has been fanning his tail and acting very macho. Today I let them out in a grassy area and when the smaller one encountered one of my cats it strutted and fanned its tail. Do females do this or do I have two males? They are now 6 months old.

    I live in a tenth floor penthouse in downtown Lima Peru. I have 3000 sq ft roof garden. They are occupying a 10x15 ft greenhouse. I have clipped both wings hope I cat train them to stay on the roof. So far I have let them come out in a grassy area on one side of their home and into my herb garden on the other side. They move very cautiously and always return to. Their home at the least disturbance.

    I would appreciate any info and advice.
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Sorry, i know zilch about peafowl - maybe if you post your question on the "Peafowl" forum you will get responses from those with experience and knowledge.

    All the best
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You may want to ask you questions on the "Peafowl thread." just put that in the search box and it will come up.
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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