New to Peacock Keeping

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TC02, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. TC02

    TC02 New Egg

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    I'm looking to purchase a few peacocks within the next few months and was wondering if I can let them roam free in my backyard? Is this possible without them flying away?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Peafowl are beautiful birds but I've never raised them. The link sumi gave you will take you where you can get some good advice.

    Have fun!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think peafowl are usually kept in large pens with wire over the top to keep them inside. I know some go awol because I've read of numerous members finding a peacock in their yard, that decides to live with their chickens. I don't think peafowl people just dump males the way some irresponsible chicken folks do., so I'm guessing they are escape artists.
     
  5. Bee Buzy

    Bee Buzy Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm fr Ontario and looking for a female peacock ? do u know where I can buy thx
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already, so I'll just say hi.

    Bee Buzy- once you made 20 post you can participate on the "buy/sell/trade" forum, but theres no reason not to take a look and see whats there.

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to post on "Canadians, check-in-here." It would be much better if any bird you purchase doesn't have to be shipped, and I would imagine, go through customs.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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