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My neighbors Peacock

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by livingwithchicks, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. livingwithchicks

    livingwithchicks New Egg

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    I live out in the country and although I can't see my neighbors they are just over a hill. Well one of my neighbors has a peacock and now that i have chickens -- he has been seen in my yard. is he dangerous to my 18 week old chicks or is he just smelling chicken feed.

    love living with my chicks:oops:
     
  2. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    your chickens should be fine. we have a peacock living with our bantams and he does peck them sometimes if they get to close but otherwise hes good with them.[​IMG]
     
  3. TreeHugger

    TreeHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My peafowl NEVER miss a thing. Any change made to their area is noticed immediately. He might just be checking out the new additions. I don't consider them dangerous but they will hurt a small chick. Pretty much if the bird can move out of their way it will be fine.
     
  4. livingwithchicks

    livingwithchicks New Egg

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    thanks -- i know chicks have great hearing but never thought about the birds in the area. So far the peacock has only been in the lower yard.
     

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