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Peacock as Guard Animal

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Welshies, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  2. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just what I've heard:confused:
     
  3. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't, I'm not allowed. Maybe when I'm older.:confused:
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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  5. joojy

    joojy Out Of The Brooder

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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    @joojy , did you mean to post something?
     
  7. joojy

    joojy Out Of The Brooder

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    I got mine at the pound. He was a stray and had some social issues, but I have had him 6 years, I have only lost 1 bird when a raccoon climbed through a hole in coop. I do not know if he can catch a raccoon, but everything else that comes in my yard ends up dead. Mostly possums.
    I did , but I don't know what happened
     
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  8. MageofMist

    MageofMist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen a peacock who had gotten into the emu pen chasing the emus around in a zoo, the emus being much larger than the peacock and could kill it easily, but they were intimidated by the tail fan and ran away instead. So I thought the tail fan could also be used to intimidate predators since such large birds were terrified of it.
     
  9. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, unfortunately I'm not allowed. They said yes to guinea fowl so I'll try that. We have mountain lions, bears, coyotes, foxes, wolves, skunk, cats, dogs, lynx, hawks, owls, weasels, some rats, etc. You are lucky to be dealing with possums and raccoons and not foxes and coyotes:rolleyes:
     
  10. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is exactly what I thought too!
     
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