Silver pied peacocks are a stunning variety of peafowl that are highly sought after for their unique and eye-catching appearance. These birds are a beautiful combination of white, silver, and black feathers. This makes them stand out from other varieties of peafowl. One of the most striking features of silver pied peacocks is their distinctive … Continue reading Silver Pied Peacocks
Chickens and peacocks are two very different types of birds. Chickens are domesticated birds that are kept for their meat and eggs, while peacocks are known for their beautiful feathers and vibrant displays during mating season. While they have different characteristics and behaviors, it is possible for chickens and peacocks to live together in the … Continue reading Can Chickens and Peacocks Live Together
Peacocks are one of the most stunning birds in the world, with their vibrant, colorful feathers and distinctive calls. These birds are native to India and Sri Lanka, but they have been introduced to many other parts of the world, including the United Kingdom. The history of how peacocks came to the UK is fascinating! … Continue reading When were peacocks introduced to the UK?
Peacocks are one of the most iconic and majestic birds in the world. Peacocks also have a unique breeding behavior that sets them apart from other birds. Peacocks, also known as peafowl, typically breed during the spring and summer months. This can vary depending on their geographic location. In regions with milder climates, such as … Continue reading When do peacocks breed
This is always such an exciting time of the year. When the peachicks hatch! This year the first hatch are a little later than usual. The weather plays an enormous part of when the peahens start laying and when the peachicks hatch. Our first chicks were some White split with Silver Pied. Every year I … Continue reading The peachicks hatch
This weekend Peacocks UK were featured on Alan Titchmarsh’s Love your Weekend. Alan Titchmarsh chatted with UK Peacock Expert, Sussanne Chambers about the different breeds of peacocks and the joys of keeping peacocks. Filming took place at Manor Farm in Hampshire. Nestled down a country lane the farm really is in an idyllic spot. On … Continue reading Love Your Weekend Alan Titchmarsh talks to Sussanne Chambers from Peacocks UK
At Peacocks UK we try very hard to put our pet peacocks back into their pens at night. It really is the only way to keep them safe from foxes their only UK predator. One morning Nigel came into the kitchen and told me that one of the peacocks was out and loose on the … Continue reading A Peacock Comes Home
The day had arrived, the Countryfile film crew were arriving at 8.30 am. The weather forecast was rainy showers. Not great for filming peacocks for Countryfile as peacocks hate the rain and run under cover at the first drop. If it rained there would be nothing to film! I had explained this to the director, … Continue reading Filming Peacocks for Countryfile
It has been an interesting season with hatchings from April and we will keep hatching peachicks this year until the end of September. The Peacock hatching season is just once a year. So we always try to make the most of it and do everything we can to improve hatchability. Most of the peahens have … Continue reading The peacock hatching season
It was an exciting day when Countryfile Television programme called. I received a phone call from a BBC researcher asking me if I would be interested in the Peafowl farm being featured on Countryfile. Would we like to be featured on Countryfile, of course we would! I excitedly told my husband all about the opportunity … Continue reading Countryfile Television Programme Called!