Peafowl advice

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by keeper95, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. keeper95

    keeper95 Just Hatched

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    Hi there: this is my first year raising peafowl and things have gone well up until now. I noticed today that both my peacocks have splits between their toes and they are bleeding a bit. Wondering if any one can give me some advice on how to treat it. Im wondering if it is because of the cold weather that their skin is cracking in between their toes. Any advice would be much appreciated.
     
  2. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are the temperatures ... night ... days?
    They sleep outside?
    This is what kind ... indian blue .... spalding .... green?
     
  3. keeper95

    keeper95 Just Hatched

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    They are Indian blue. They sleep in the barn but it isn't heated. I do keep a heat lamp on for them. The weather has been between -8 and -14 Celsius.
     
  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With spalding when the toes freeze their dry and don't bleed!
    -14 Celsius it' OK ... But they hate it!
     
  5. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One thing you can do is catch them and spray their feet with anti-biotics to keep them from getting infrected. I had a silver pheasant hen who had this problem earlier in winter and it helped her.
     
  6. keeper95

    keeper95 Just Hatched

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    I did treat his foot with antibiotic sauve and it helped heal it completely. Thanks for your advice.
     

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