PEACOCK EGGS

Farmer Mary bought these seven fertile Peacock eggs (due to hatch May 10) from a breeder in Clayton this morning. This way there will be more variety of colors and DNA in the peacocks at Winterpast Farm Petting Zoo.

The plan was to take the existing three eggs out of the existing peacock nest and give those to a broody hen who has been happily setting on golf balls and then to slip the seven into the nest, hoping peahens can’t count. 

Well, the chicken loved setting on three big peacock eggs instead of golf balls but the white peahen said nope not my eggs so Farmer Mary just put the three eggs back and divided the seven under three broody hens. Fingers crossed! It would have been best to wait til nighttime but Farmer Mary didn’t want a chance of the new eggs cooling.

 Winterpast Farm Schedule:

OPEN Mon May 1 from 10-5

CLOSED Tues May 2

OPEN Wed May 3 from 10-5

OPEN Thurs May 4 from 2-6

CLOSED Fri May 5 for field trip

CLOSED Sat May 6 for away events

OPEN Sunday May 7 from 12-5

CLOSED Mon May 8

CLOSED Tues May 9

CLOSED Wed May 10

OPEN Thurs May 11 from 12-5after a morning private group

CLOSED Fri May 12 for field trips

CLOSED Sat May 13 for two home birthdays and a bonfire

OPEN Sunday May 14 from 12-5 (half price for all Mothers!!!!)

CLOSED Mon May 15

OPEN Tues May 16 from 10-5

OPEN Wed May 17 from 10-5
PLEASE look for our LARGE entry sign and enter the parking lot there. Please do NOT drive down our neighbors private road behind the Winterpast barn even if your GPS tells you to!!! Our address is 12936 Ghoston Road and our very well marked entrance is at 12936 Ghoston Road.

Please park very close together in our small parking lot. If you need to park on the road in front of the farm find a wide and level spot (plenty) and have ALL 4 tires off road.

When you get to the well marked gate please be prepared to pay$10 per person in cash or check to Winterpast Farm. There is a white metal money box to the right of the gate. Please pay $10 per person.

Thank you for supporting a small local farm family. #notmyegg #peacockeggs #peacocks #peahen #broodyhen #fingerscrossed #winterpastfarm #pettingzoo #wakeforestnc #farmermary #farmfun #eggs #nest #momsknow

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