What Has Happened?,and Will They Forgive Me?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by gaza, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. gaza

    gaza In the Brooder

    Jul 30, 2010
    hi group,my 2 peacocks,have been tame and freindly,but kept getting out of my yard,which would be fine,and anticipated this,but!!!
    when one gets out,the other honks and screams for ,who knows how long,till he figures out how to get out of my yard too.
    so,i thought i would stop this.
    i clipped their wings yesterday,it was an easy process,as they are so tame,BUT!!
    today,they seem like different birds!!!
    they always wandered around the yard,and as soon as i got home,would spend ALL day near my door.
    now they are sulking!!,will not come near me,just spend all day in the farthest place,in my yard,away from me
    they always came when i called them,but now ,nothing
    are they just "ticked"?
    will they come around?,and be like they were?
    i am sooooo upset,as these are my babies!!
    what can i do??
  2. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Songster

    Feb 5, 2010
    Garrison, MN
    Awww! I've never had this happen, but I'm sure they're just pouting and upset, I'm sure they'll come around again.. bring them out some treats and try to give them some extra luvins!
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  3. KWAK

    KWAK Songster

    Feb 2, 2009
    mine dfid that 2!
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    yes its the catching and holding them, mine will do that after catching and moving to new pens....just start taming them again
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    Why did you clip their wings, i would think free rangers need to be able to fly to get away from danger at least thats the way it is at my place.
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Treats, Treats and more Treats... maybe some nice juicy meal worms, special dog food or something they love...... way to their heart is through the tummy. Best Wishes

    My peafowl, when clipped can still jump on top of my 12 ft high barn roof. It just slows them down and keeps them from flying away......
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2011

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