Giving peacocks a pill makes them stop reproducing?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by The Chicken Lady, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2008
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i dont like the idea of the pill because getting into our drinking water better to farm them out
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Well, if it is a huge problem, a pill might be more "ethical" than capturing them. I don't think the amount of drug given to the birds is anywhere near what humans are consuming artificial hormone wise. The estrogens and other drugs of human consumption often float right though waste water treatment plants.
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    Easy just remove eggs and replace with fake ones. Same with the geese. They will set on the fake eggs as long as the non fertile eggs.

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