One of my Peacocks is dead...

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by IggiMom, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. IggiMom

    IggiMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    West Virginia
    I am so upset.

    This is an older bird, near as I can figure about 20 years old. He wasn't sick at all, so I think something got him.

    I think it might have been a dog because his body was down at the neighbors. They called me. Had it been, say, a fox, the fox would probably have carried it off.

    He isn't afraid of dogs because my dogs don't hurt them.

    There was a huge commotion, from the Peafowl and the Guineas, and I did go out, armed, but couldn't see anything.

    He was an India Blue, known as Big Bird.

    Goodbye, Big Bird.

    I am really distressed about this. [​IMG]
  2. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2008
    Northeast Fla
    So sorry for your loss.
  3. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens


    Sorry for your loss

    Steve in NC
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2009
  4. silentrunning

    silentrunning Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    Venice, Florida
    Man, that stinks. Sorry for your loss.

  5. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] sorry for your loss
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    So sorry you lost him. At 20 years old he must have had a wonderful life............ [​IMG]
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
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  8. Huny

    Huny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2008
    Sunny Southern Arizona
    Oh! I am so sorry. That would break my heart after 20 years. I am amazed these animals can live so long.
  9. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your peacocks. WOW 20 years that is amazing!!! [​IMG]

  10. chinbunny1

    chinbunny1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    I am sorry for your loss.

    Did you report this to your local police? if not, you should in case they find the dog that did it.

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