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Escaped Peahen

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First time poster and I don't actually own any birds, but I live in southern Ontario, and we have an escaped peahen living on my university campus. The first two months (nobody claimed her or called looking) were great. A mascot, of sorts.
As we head into November and chillier weather, though, I'm beginning to worry. When the snow starts falling, will she be ok? Will she find food?
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Corn is cheap and it's good for her ( energy )! to drink she will eat the snow!
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Originally Posted by Dany12 View Post

Corn is cheap and it's good for her ( energy )! to drink she will eat the snow!

but not like frozen corn seeing as this is your  first time feeding be sure to get game corn usually at a tractor supply store or a co op . and no snow will only cause problems because she will lose to much heat with using snow as a water source a simple bowl of water is good for her. 

A breeder of mallards(grey and black), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
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A breeder of mallards(grey and black), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
NPIP certified
Reply
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Well she lives on the campus of my university. She's not actually mine. I'm just wondering if she will actually survive the winter or if we need to find someone to come and claim her. 

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yeah if i were you i would contact a zoo or something or if you can find an experienced owner to take her. 

A breeder of mallards(grey and black), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
NPIP certified
Reply
A breeder of mallards(grey and black), Call ducks (2015 FINALLY!!!), (I also have a seabright and a bantam cochin)
I do not support the 4-h system
Jesus is the king rejoice!
NPIP certified
Reply
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Originally Posted by Jarlaxle View Post

First time poster and I don't actually own any birds, but I live in southern Ontario, and we have an escaped peahen living on my university campus. The first two months (nobody claimed her or called looking) were great. A mascot, of sorts.
As we head into November and chillier weather, though, I'm beginning to worry. When the snow starts falling, will she be ok? Will she find food?


Peafowl tend to know how to take care of themselves. She should be fine if she can get cover from snow. A zoo or your local fish and game wildlife might take her and move her somewhere more appropriate.

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