How to Hatch & the Best Incubator for Peacock Eggs under $500

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We have tried out different incubators for peacock/peahen/peafowl eggs and we have decided to review some of the best ones.

We’d be happy to hear success stories soon!

Best Incubator for Peacock Eggs

There are three species of peafowl:

  • The Indian Peafowl
  • The Congo Peafowl and
  • The Green Peafowl.

The term “peacock” is reserved for the males, while “peafowl” encompasses all the birds in the species.

  • R-Com RCOM Max 20 MX20 Fully AUTOMATIC Digital Egg INCUBATOR

Great incubator for peacock eggs! It saved me plenty of effort and time with an excellent hatch rate.

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I used it for my peafowl and pheasant eggs and it works awesome!

The few bad reviews I have read have been from chicken owners who don’t know their stuff.

So, if you’re an exotic breeder, this bad boy is what you’ll need.

  • Brinsea Products Mini II Ex Fully Automatic

I own the Brinsea Products Mini and it worked great for peafowl eggs.

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I had a 100% hatch rate with first use, and every time after that always had 80% or higher hatch rate.

Hope that helps!

ALSO SEE: Best Incubator for Pheasant Eggs

Peacock Egg Incubation Temperature and Humidity

You should maintain the humidity in the peacock egg incubator at 60% humidity and temp at 86 – 87 degrees F.

What do Peahen Eggs Look Like?

Peahen eggs are typically 4-inches and can weigh anywhere from 85-130 grams.

  • Congo Peafowl

This lay buff-white eggs with very fine brown freckles with similar clutch sizes.

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The Congo Peafowl eggs

  • Green PeaFowl Eggs

These eggs are almost white.

The Green Peafowl eggs

  • Indian Peafowl

The Indian Peafowl are the most beautiful; are buff while and are laid in clutches of 4-8.

The Indian Peafowl eggs

How To Incubate Peacock Eggs At Home

  • Carefully place your incubator on a level surface
  • Set the thermostat to a constant setting of 99-100 degrees. Nothing more and nothing less
  • Place the eggs inside the incubator at a slight angle
  • Turn the eggs 5-7 per day
  • Timing the Hatch.

Best Incubator for Peafowl Eggs

There are three species of peafowl:

  • The Indian Peafowl
  • The Congo Peafowl and
  • The Green Peafowl.

The term “peacock” is reserved for the males, while “peafowl” encompasses all the birds in the species.

  • R-Com RCOM Max 20 MX20 Fully AUTOMATIC Digital Egg INCUBATOR

Great incubator for peacock eggs! It saved me plenty of effort and time with an excellent hatch rate.

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CHECK ON AMAZON   

I used it for my peafowl and pheasant eggs and it works awesome!

The few bad reviews I have read have been from chicken owners who don’t know their stuff.

So, if you’re an exotic breeder, this bad boy is what you’ll need.

  • Brinsea Products Mini II Ex Fully Automatic

I own the Brinsea Products Mini and it worked great for peafowl eggs.

SEE ON AMAZON   

I had a 100% hatch rate with first use, and every time after that always had 80% or higher hatch rate.

Hope that helps!

Why are Peacock Eggs so Expensive?

Peacock eggs are expensive because they lat vert few eggs each year.

Peahen(Peacocks) only lay during the breeding season and even at that, they lay only a few egg numbers.

They lay 4-8 eggs a year, just enough to hatch one small series of chicks.

Do Peacocks lay Eggs?

No, peacocks NEVER lay eggs. PEAHENS DO! Peachicks is what their offspring is known as.

Author: Howard S. Baldwin

My name is Howard S. Baldwin. I am a work-at-home dad to three lovely girls, Jane + Hannah + Beauty. I have been blogging for the last 3 years. I worked for other Home and Lifetsyle blogs, did hundreds of product reviews and buyers’ guides. Prior to that, I was a staff accountant at a big accounting firm. Needless to say, researching and numbers are my passion. My goal is to be an informative source for any topic that relates to DIY life and homemaking.

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