Peafowl jumping on vehicles :/ SOLUTIONS??

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by muscovy94, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Recently our peafowl have started jumping on our vehicles and scratching them up. As a result we haven't been letting them out. I love letting them out and watching them though. Would it be ok to clip their wing feathers so they won't be able to jump up on and scratch the vehicles?

    Thanks!
     
  2. They can jump that high even if clipped.
     
  3. clinton9

    clinton9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1) Put the hose with holes in hose, along the hose, on cars and when peafowls are on cars...turn the tap on so water will spirt from hose, to birds and peafowls get a fright. A shinker work by spirting the water in anywhere.
    Peafowls don't likes get wet.


    2) put the big (not real) snake ( made of cloth, stuffed with sand) on cars, as peafowls are wary of big snakes.

    3) Herd the peafowls seaval times each time peafowls get onto cars.

    4) Hide inside your car and sound the horn each time peafowl get on car.

    Do not clip the wings as they can jump 4 feet, with clipped wings.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2011
  4. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    our peacock enjoyed jumping onto my trailblazer and would look at himself in the window BUT
    he only did this if the car was parked in the yard, closer to the house...if it was parked in the
    driveway he wouldn't jump onto the car but look at himself in the truck bumpers or shiny door
    panels of the car.........

    maybe try parking farther than usual spot or different spot all together??

    good luck...I understand your situation...
     
  5. Buffer

    Buffer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This simple solution is the best. [​IMG] That's what we did to keep the Guineas and turkeys off.
     

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