.Last week the peahens were very busy and had a mega week laying eggs. All of a sudden I realised my two large incubators were not going to be able to cope with the influx of eggs over the next few weeks. I needed a new incubator and fast! First I had to research what was … Continue reading I have a new incubator for hatching peacock eggs
This week we have had over fifty hatching peafowl eggs laid by the peahens. The peahens have really started laying with abundance. We have started to actively sell the hatching peafowl eggs. This week over twenty peafowl eggs have been carefully packaged and posted off to their excited new owners. Every day now we are getting … Continue reading Hatching Peafowl eggs a plenty!
It is always a day of extreme excitement when we are waiting for the first peachicks to hatch. No matter how many years we breed peafowl it is always exciting when the peafowl breeding season approaches. This year has been no different. It all starts with worming the peafowl and ensuring that they are being … Continue reading The first peachicks have hatched!
So this is the week when the peahens start to lay with abandon, we now have lots of peacock eggs for sale. The first week we had five eggs to go into the incubator, the second week we had six eggs into the incubator. Last week the girls stepped up a pace and we had … Continue reading Plenty of peacock eggs for sale in Peacock land
I am often asked when do peacocks lay eggs? Do peacocks lay eggs? The short answer is that they do not, peahens lay eggs, as the peacock is the mae of the peafowl species. After breeding peahens will start laying eggs in early spring. The exact timing will depend very much on the weather! When … Continue reading When do peacocks lay eggs
We have lots of peacocks for sale! It is that time of the year when we really start to sell lots of peacocks and peahens. Which is great as we need to empty the peachicks pens ready for the next hatch of peacocks. Last week we dispatched peacocks to North Yorkshire and Wales. We also we had … Continue reading Peacocks for Sale
Today I placed the first peafowl eggs into the incubator starting off the peafowl breeding season. Currently we have two varieties laying eggs. Black shouldered peafowl and White peafowl have both started laying early in the season. When I went into the black shouldered Peafowl’s pen to check for any additional eggs to put into … Continue reading The first peafowl eggs are in the incubator
We have had a false start to the 2017 Peafowl Breeding Season. The early burst of activity with the peafowl eggs has come to a stop. To date we have had four eggs laid, all from our white pen. But since then no further activity from any of the other peafowl pens. In fact we … Continue reading A False Start to the 2017 Peafowl Breeding Season
This week on Monday 5th of March 2017 our first peacock egg of the season was laid in one of the white peafowl pens. This was closely followed by another egg in the same pen yesterday. This is so early in the peafowl season, brought on by the mild winter. Usually the peafowl breeding season … Continue reading What, Peacock eggs this early in the peafowl breeding season!
It is that time of the year to start breeding peacocks. We have been so busy moving the peafowl into their breeding groups for the season. At the beginning of each peacock breeding season we identify which peacocks and peahens we are breeding with. These will be the breeding groups for the whole season unless … Continue reading The breeding season for peacocks begins