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Poultry and Livestock: Infidelity of the fowlest kind

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jylgaskin
Williamsburg, MI
(Zone 4b)

September 26, 2011
8:20 PM

Post #8825870

I think my female peacock ran off with the wild tukey we raised. They both dissapeared three days ago without a feather left behind. Poor Toot the peacock is devastated...after all these years. how could she throw him over for a fast talking turkey?

greenhouse_gal

greenhouse_gal
Southern NJ
United States
(Zone 7a)

September 27, 2011
4:20 AM

Post #8826175

LOL, Jyl!

Eufaula

Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

September 27, 2011
7:03 AM

Post #8826392

Hmmmm maybe she has a hidden nest somewhere and is planning on bringging "Toot" a big surprise!! ( I hope)
porkpal
Richmond, TX

September 27, 2011
9:33 AM

Post #8826602

What a slut! Poor Toot!
ZZsBabiez
Lodi, CA
(Zone 9b)

September 27, 2011
4:26 PM

Post #8827038

Well, it is gettin close to "that" time of year.. She might just be showing him a place to hide till the holidays are over.
titaniumRX8
Mint Hill, NC
(Zone 7b)

September 27, 2011
5:22 PM

Post #8827092

What a bummer. After all you've been through trying to keep them on your property - they go off and elope on you.
porkpal
Richmond, TX

September 27, 2011
6:15 PM

Post #8827181

Maybe it will turn out to be a one-night-stand, a brief interlude, a flight of fancy if you will.

This message was edited Sep 27, 2011 7:17 PM
jylgaskin
Williamsburg, MI
(Zone 4b)

September 27, 2011
8:07 PM

Post #8827319

We happened to think that maybe she has become seasonally confused and has a nest somewhere. The problem with a peacock nest is they are darn hard to find. The bird matches the color of dirt exactly. SHe'll be easier to find in a few weeks when it snows! Has anybody else ever heard of a peacock nesting this time of year? Toot just doesn't seem too bothered by the whole thing, that's what made us think maybe a nest. Otherwise, he would scream bloody murder if she left the yard. (He can wander the neighborhood, but not her!) I'll keep looking. In the meantime I have not yet sold the four young ones they hatched this spring and there is one female in that group.

I know, I know, such a union would be banned in at least 49 states, but hey, what can I do...

Eufaula

Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

September 28, 2011
5:50 AM

Post #8827542

...Move South! We are a crazy mixed up bunch of sillies down here! ooooh a turkey/peacock ... I want one!
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

September 28, 2011
10:06 AM

Post #8827875

LOL Eufaula

I sure hope you find her. Hope it wasn't a 2 legged varmit that got them

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