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Peafowl guy

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Midnightman14, May 23, 2016.

  1. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello

    New to this forum but have been raising peafowl for some time. I also raise pheasants of all kinds. Looking forward to connecting with other breeders and hobbyists
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You can post on the peafowl thread and also the pheasant one - to meet other enthusiasts.
     
  3. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I dove right in and have read alot of interesting things already. Looking forward to learning much more.
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - I hope that you enjoy being a member as much as the rest of us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  5. iky114p

    iky114p Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi New to this forum but have been taking advice from here which has helped me a lot i live in the UK but was in pakistan for a year where i have 5 peahens along with some peacocks as no peahens went broody lost about a hundred eggs but this year decided to make an incubator with ideas from byc everything went well have hatched 23 peachicks so far with more eggs in the incubator and peahens still laying but the heat is so intense its about 122degrees farenheit ive lost a beautiful peahen yesterday in the morning she was fine was sitting huddled up about 2pm i assumed she was sitting to lay an egg but around 6pm i found her dead the chicks in the wooden brooder are so so hot what can i do to keep them and all my peafowl cool ican i put the peachicks outside on ground at 3-4 weeks old please please please help ive lost 3 peachicks also i think due to the heat especially in the brooder sorry for the long post but urgent help needed awaiting your expert advice thanks so much
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    -Kathy
     
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  8. iky114p

    iky114p Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi some advice needed incubator temp is hard to control due to high ambient temp which is 44 45°c can seem to bring down the incubator temp and advice or tips would be very helpful thankyou
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Wow, that's pretty warm, and I have no idea how to incubate in those temps. Have you seen this forum yet?
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs

    Maybe someone there will be able to help you?

    -Kathy
     
  10. iky114p

    iky114p Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi please advise for peafowl eggs i am using 50%-55% humidity for first 25 days then shifting eggs to hatcher where i raise the humidity to 65%-70% does this sound correct as a local who also hatches peafowl says humidity should be 80% during the whole 26-28 days of incubation please advise
     

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