Peahen has never laid eggs

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by shimmerini, Jul 8, 2018.

  1. shimmerini

    shimmerini In the Brooder

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    My peahen has never laid eggs. She is 4 years old and was born with a bum leg. She is housed in a large aviary with her Male companion. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster 6 Years

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    When the peacock is displaying ... she is interested?
    Is there any mating?
    She is a Charcoal mutation color ?
     
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  3. A lot of people have bought Charcoal hens not knowing that they do not lay eggs. Do you have a pic of the hen?
     
  4. shimmerini

    shimmerini In the Brooder

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    No, she is never interested. She mostly lays around except to run for food. She was born with a bum leg so she prefers to be off of it. I dont want to have eggs but I worry that she could get egg bound but she shows o signs of this.
     
  5. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Songster

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    Sounds like you might either have a charcoal hen or a hen with reproductive issues due to inbreeding. Even if she did lay eggs her bum leg probably would mean they'd be infertile.
     
  6. shimmerini

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