Will chickens affect peacock fertility

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by WilliamandKate, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. WilliamandKate

    WilliamandKate New Egg

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    I've read that if a peacock can see other peacocks they will fight to see whose prettier and forget about their hens. I have a chicken coop right next to my peacock aviary and my cock displays for the chicken almost as much as he does for the peahen. This year we were lucky and got 5 out of 5 eggs hatching. In future years could that be different?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    I'm by no means a peafowl expert since I just started on them this year, but I doubt it. Many people keep multiple peacocks together with their hens and that doesn't affect fertility so I don't see why chickens would. You'd get more informed answers if you post in the peafowl section though :)
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    I don't know either. Just want to say hi! You will find info on one of the threads..type in the search bar. :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Post your questions on the "peafowl thread."
     

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