Some of our peachicks are now six and seven months old so we need to move the peachicks! The early hatched peachicks want a little more space to fly around in. They are now almost fully grown. Moving the peachicks into one of the field pens always requires a lot of preparation to get the … Continue reading Time to move the peachicks into the field pens!
Have you thought about having two peacocks instead of a pair? Every year we always end up with a surplus of peacocks as many people want to have one peacock with two peahens creating a trio. As peafowl tend to breed in equal number of peahens and peacocks each year we have many more peacocks … Continue reading Two peacocks instead of a pair of peacocks
We have not determined yet what will make one peacock lose their tails early in the season. While another peacock will hang onto his tail until the end of August or into September. This year the rare Silver Pied Peafowl were the first to start to drop their tails. Early July we found the first feather … Continue reading We say goodbye, as the peacocks lose their tails
This time last year the peahens had mostly stopped laying peafowl eggs! But not this year. Towards the end of the peafowl laying season we leave the eggs where the peahens lay them. We let the peahens incubate and hatch the peafowl eggs naturally. I love to see the peahens with their young peachicks. Especially watching … Continue reading The peahens are still laying peafowl eggs