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Your total number of Peas PLEEZE?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by frenchblackcopper, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. frenchblackcopper

    frenchblackcopper Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,784
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    Jul 14, 2009
    East central Illinois
    It's hard to keep track and some never tell but just out of curiosity I thought(using the word loosely) if we just posted numbers of the total peas we own. I know the numbers changes yearly-or even monthly for some larger breeders but for us backyarders I'm curious.
    Just 3 separate numbers,,
    1) Total number of breeding aged birds,(born before 2011)
    2) Total number of coming 2yr olds (2012 hatched) you will be using this year to breed for their first time
    3) 2013 hatched peas you have or plan to keep for breeding.

    Mine is
    1)51
    2)22
    3)54- possibly keeping 26 to breed with in 2015
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2014
  2. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

    3,742
    565
    248
    Jan 10, 2014
    PA
    1) 24
    2) 0
    3) 12, possibly keeping 8, may have done this wrong? We hatched 45, kept 12, and may sell 4 more. We also have 1 we kept from 2012, but we will not be using him for breeding yet. So right now, a grand total of 37.
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2014
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

    56,739
    11,496
    751
    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    1) 6
    2) 6, four hens, two boys. Not sure if I will use the hens for breeding this year.
    3) 25 (I think) from 2013, most need to be sold.
    4) Also have 2 from 2011 (feedstore rescues)
     
  4. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

    676
    48
    156
    Aug 14, 2011
    Canada
    1)34
    2)10
    3)0

    plus 3 or 4 new acquisitions arriving in March, only 1 which will be of breeding age.
     
  5. 1. 32 for 2014 down from 49 in 2013. Will be losing 6 more prior to spring.
    2. 6
    3. Hatched 183, kept 4, remainder sold or traded.

    I have imposed a ten pen limit for breeders at the farm with one single 50' x 50' adult holding pen. We have sold or traded all of our straight, pied or white IB and spalding birds as well as our midnights and purples. Going to focus on my favorite colors and a few crosses. Also going to focus on increasing the spalding percentages in a couple of colors.
     
  6. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    912
    3
    151
    Nov 11, 2008
    Vicksburg, MS
    1.) 2
    2.) 0
    3.) 1

    I have a pair of india blues who went through their first breeding season last summer. Hatched about 8 chicks from them, 3 of which came out white. I had no clue they were split for white. Of course I had to keep one of the white chicks (I've always wanted white peafowl) and I gave the rest of the chicks to a friends petting zoo down the street.

    Really hoping my white bird turns out to be a hen so I'll have a trio[​IMG]
     
  7. hairco

    hairco Chillin' With My Peeps

    234
    2
    94
    Jan 7, 2013
    1 - 8
    2 - 0
    3 - 3
    Hope to get some new ones pretty soon.I is hard to find them in my area.WISH i knew where i could buy some 2/3 year old ones that would ship that didn't coast so much
     
  8. SunBaked

    SunBaked Chillin' With My Peeps

    412
    4
    118
    Apr 25, 2011
    Southwest
    1. 10- 2 peacocks and 8 peahens
    2. 0
    3. 1- peacock i/b split to white
     
  9. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

    4,109
    283
    288
    Sep 16, 2010
    Pensacola, FL
    1) 7 - 3 males 4 females.
    2) 1 - I am not keeping him for breeding though. He is for sale.
    3) 0

    I can't remember what might highest number has been...Maybe 12 or more one year.

    Breeding plan for this year: http://www.bamboopeacock.com/Breeding_Plan.html
     
  10. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,169
    123
    174
    Aug 20, 2011
    Hungary
    1) 25
    2) 14
    3) 10
    All free ranching except peahen during laying eggs.
    In fact 22 males adult..... for the fun !
     

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