Peafowls are distant relatives of the pheasants. The male peafowl is called the peacock. It has a bright colored plumage which differentiates it from the pheasants. The female is called the peahen and it lays approximately 28 eggs in a year. Peacock eggs are normally laid during April on alternate days.
Peacock eggs can be hatched either naturally or artificially. The natural method is not commercially viable as the peahen will be able to hatch only a limited number of eggs. [Read more...]