Can weasels kill a full grown peacocks??

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by jackrooster, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. jackrooster

    jackrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a pair of beautiful peacocks, and just a week after i have got them...........a weasel got into my coop and kill a bunch of my chickens, ducks and quails. I was wondering has anyone ever had a weasel kill or attack and hurt there peacocks???
     
  2. pardygwyn

    pardygwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbor had an entire pen-full of peafowl get cleaned out by a weasel, so definitely.
     
  3. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    How about racoons, do they take out peafowl?
     
  4. LoveMyBirds

    LoveMyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, I have a 1x3 fence for my turkeys and chickens. Last year, some young raccoons squeezed thru the fence and cleaned up on around 14-20 of my birds.

    I had so many birds, I actually do not know how many they killed, there was body parts all over the inside and dragged outside as well..

    They would have no problem doing the same with peafowl..

    At the moment I have my peafowl in a chicken wire pen with electric now, since I have heard that raccoons can tear thru that wire..


    What I did on the fence where the young coon got thru, I put electric fencing around it also.. That stopped them last year..
     
  5. Resolution

    Resolution Chillin' With My Peeps

    weasels cannot kill adult peafowl. they are more than equipped to deal with most small predators. raccoons on the other hand...
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:Resolution, just read all your post on peafowl......are you sure its not because they are not being fed Ultrakibble feed.!!!! So far thats fix all problems with peafowl.

    Maybe feeding the Ultrakibble will give them super powers, so they can kill any predators.
     
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  7. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Resolution, just read all your post on peafowl......are you sure its not because they are not being fed Ultrakibble feed.!!!! So far thats fix all problems with peafowl.

    Maybe feeding the Ultrakibble will give them super powers, so they can kill any predators.

    My thoughts exactly [​IMG] just makes me want to run right out there and get me some bags of that $28.00 SUPER HERO Ultra Kibble [​IMG] , Everytime I write something like that I get in TROUBLE [​IMG]
     
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  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Steve , maybe they put gold dust in the feed...with that price.. Bet thats how you get a goose to lay the golden eggs.....[​IMG]
     
  9. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't think feed ripped them apart... [​IMG]
     
  10. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    So raccoons will kill adult peafowl? Uh oh we have been having a raccoon sneaking into the peafowl pen at night I think...We have no idea what to do durring breeding season when there will be eggs.[​IMG]
     

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