Young Peacocks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by landonpeacock, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. landonpeacock

    landonpeacock Just Hatched

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    Hey everybody! I just purchased two peafowl that will be a year old in the spring. I was just wondering if they will display or even have a small train. Thanks so much!
     
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  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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  3. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined the flock. Peacocks and peahens will sometimes display when they are a year old. Peacocks can sometimes grow a train in when they are two years old but expect a full train when they are three years old. If you have questions on peafowl I or others in the peafowl section would be more than happy to help. What kind of peafowl do you have? If you don't know post a picture and I can help you try and identify it.
    [​IMG] These are my Indian Blues. My male Colbolt is 4 years old in this photo. My hen Sage is behind his train, on the door.
     
  4. landonpeacock

    landonpeacock Just Hatched

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  5. landonpeacock

    landonpeacock Just Hatched

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    I have one India Blue and one Pied. They are still quite nervous but hopefully they will settle down soon.[​IMG]
     
  6. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    You'll love it when those two are 3 years old. Pied peacocks will sometimes have a nice mix of white train feathers along with Indian Blue train feathers. Fall of 2017 the males should have trains if not it will be the fall of 2018.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Birdrain is quite a Peafowl whisperer - and very good at taming them. Welcome to Backyard chickens( and ducks, geese, emus, peafowl, quail etc.)
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. landonpeacock

    landonpeacock Just Hatched

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    ok I have another question. My birds are really skiddish. What is the best approach to tameing the 'beasties'.
     
  10. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Food?
     

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