March 16, 2020

Breeding Season for the Peafowl

It’s a very special time of year for the peafowl at my Bedford, New York farm.

Currently, I have 17 peacocks and peahens in a large coop located just outside my stable. Starting in late February and running until early August, the peacocks display their stunning tail feathers, dance, and call out to attract the females. The peahens tend to choose males with the longest, most colorful tails - it’s always very interesting to watch their mating rituals. Many of you comment on how much you enjoy the posts on the animals at my farm, so I thought it was a good time to share this update on my gorgeous birds.

Enjoy these photos.


And here is a video of one of the males doing the mating dance - listen closely to hear the rustling of its tail feathers.