peafowl housing question

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by country_girl011, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Songster

    Aug 7, 2011
    so there is a move in the very near future for me.
    6 of the peas. 4 call ducks. and 3 silkie chickens p(plus a cat and dog)
    my original plan was to build the peas an aiviary. and put the ducks and silkies in a 6X8 dog kennel
    well the kennel is rough and needs ALOT of work

    so now my new plan is to put everyone togather.
    this aviary should be plenty big.
    and the peas are all under 6 months as of now. besides my cameo hen.

    my later plan is to expand the pen more so the boys have more room when they get their tails. but for now it will be enough room.

    so i guess my question is this will work right?
    as of now the peas and other poultry are fence buddies and can interact between chain link. and sometimes do .
    im not really worried about the disease aspect.
    more of the harmony part.
    i do know of someone who does have a housing situation like this but he only has a pea trio.
    but has no issues

  2. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Crowing

    Jan 13, 2012
    San Francisco, CA
    Our guys are free ranging, so I can't help you out with your question.
    However, I'm guessing that the experts here won't be able to tell you if it will work unless you tell them exactly how big the aviary will be - that's probably going to be a crucial factor.
    There's probably a direct relationship between amount of space and harmony.
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2012
  3. country_girl011

    country_girl011 Songster

    Aug 7, 2011
    it will be 14x16 for now and 8 foot tall
    next year it will be widened/extended.
    so that when the boys have big trains there will be plenty of space
    plus there is a pretty big shed.

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