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(Slate)   Los Angeles has declared war on peacocks, though NBC insists it will prevail   (slate.com) divider line
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7 days ago  
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7 days ago  
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6 days ago  
you're a peac*ck
 
6 days ago  
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6 days ago  
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6 days ago  
What about peahens?
 
6 days ago  
"Center the author of two self-published books on peafowl (that's the general word for peacocks, male and female)."

And females are called Peahens, because, duh.

CSB:
We have a peahen living in our neighborhood.
 
6 days ago  
When they go Lauer, we go higher
 
6 days ago  
I'm with Los Angeles.  I'm not paying $6 a month just to have you try and shove West Brom down our throats
 
6 days ago  
On the east side of Pasadena, in the areas close to the LA County Arboretum, peafowl are everywhere, and have been increasing in numbers over the three decades I've lived here.

TFA describes their nuisance behavior, but it's not really *that* bad.

But if you fk with one of them, you *will* find out.
 
6 days ago  
If you dont want to capture and relocate/kill them, your only twp solutions are to
- let the population run free, unless there are so many they are hazardous and become ill, or
- have a dedicated group in the spring that destroys the eggs.  To ensure that they dont just lay another batch, cover the eggs in mineral oil to kill it.  Viola, population growth slows down, or if really successful, goes negative.
 
6 days ago  

bughunter: On the east side of Pasadena, in the areas close to the LA County Arboretum, peafowl are everywhere, and have been increasing in numbers over the three decades I've lived here.

TFA describes their nuisance behavior, but it's not really *that* bad.

But if you fk with one of them, you *will* find out.


I've lived in LA my whole life, and today I learned wild peafowl are a thing here.

/ obviously I don't live near Pasadena
 
6 days ago  
Somebody up the street was raising them. Their yard always sounded like the jungle background sound effects from an old Tarzan movie. About a week ago, I heard another one, this time a lot closer. Once you've heard these things, you will recognize that howl instantly.
 
6 days ago  
Nearly busted my kneecap tripping over a curb last month when a group of peacocks I hadn't seen (they were on the other side of a few SUVs I parked next to) marched behind me and started making their cries, startling me that morning. Arms were sore from breaking the fall and had a good chunk of skin taken off my knee, along with two weeks of pain there.

You don't expect loud jungle sounds at a parking lot in Pasadena.
 
6 days ago  
Purge them.

Sell them to high end restaurants.

$$

Problem solved.
 
6 days ago  

bughunter: On the east side of Pasadena, in the areas close to the LA County Arboretum, peafowl are everywhere, and have been increasing in numbers over the three decades I've lived here.

TFA describes their nuisance behavior, but it's not really *that* bad.

But if you fk with one of them, you *will* find out.


OMG I used to take dates to the LA Arboretum in college and the peacock poop was everywhere and I just may have realized why I never got second dates.
 
6 days ago  

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Approves.

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6 days ago  

Harry Freakstorm: What about peahens?


Don't be silly.  It's all about the cocks.
 
6 days ago  
First the superb-owl, and now the peaf-owl?
 
6 days ago  
Peafowl oil can be harvested to improve your state of inebriation.

The downtown hotels are currently LA offering a week free stay if you bring them a peafowl.

Dried ground Pasadena peacock bones are much more effective than rhino horn.


/Shared in the right forums, and the problem should be solved in a week.
 
6 days ago  
Do they not have small game licenses and bow hunting in the area? Do they not have soup kitchens in need of donations?
 
6 days ago  
And during pride month. Someone is gonna get cancelled!
 
6 days ago  
Peacock
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6 days ago  

iToad: Somebody up the street was raising them. Their yard always sounded like the jungle background sound effects from an old Tarzan movie. About a week ago, I heard another one, this time a lot closer. Once you've heard these things, you will recognize that howl instantly.


Yep. My inlaws neighbors have them. My god they can scream.
 
6 days ago  
Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.
 
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6 days ago  

Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.


Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.
 
6 days ago  

Enigmamf: Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.

Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.


I guess if we can't kick them out, we'll have to breed them out.  Now we shall declare the right of prima nocta with every new peacock wedding and the human/peacock hybrid generations will be more amenable to our imperialistic cause.
 
6 days ago  

bughunter: On the east side of Pasadena, in the areas close to the LA County Arboretum, peafowl are everywhere, and have been increasing in numbers over the three decades I've lived here.

TFA describes their nuisance behavior, but it's not really *that* bad.

But if you fk with one of them, you *will* find out.


Not that bad??

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//<just pretend I kept typing that for about 400 more slashies, 'cause I ain't gonna>
 
6 days ago  

Enigmamf: Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.

Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.


California has a more permissive archery-only tag, so they can be solved with a bow as well.
 
6 days ago  

bughunter: On the east side of Pasadena, in the areas close to the LA County Arboretum, peafowl are everywhere, and have been increasing in numbers over the three decades I've lived here.

TFA describes their nuisance behavior, but it's not really *that* bad.

But if you fk with one of them, you *will* find out.


Truth in this, live on that side of Pasadena a number of years ago.  Had a peahen in the neighborhood who was a PITA.  Use to like to sit on the cars.  Try to shoo it off and it would look at you like WTF and get pissy.
 
6 days ago  
Nobody's gonna hunt peafowl for game; those birds are moar stringy than a 10yo laying hen.

What we need here are natural predators.  Somebody needs to ship wild Bengal tigers to LA.
 
6 days ago  

Diocletian's Last Cabbage: Nobody's gonna hunt peafowl for game; those birds are moar stringy than a 10yo laying hen.

What we need here are natural predators.  Somebody needs to ship wild Bengal tigers to LA.


Kind of amazed the local coyotes haven't solved this problem for us already. Maybe peafowl taste like foul pee to them.
 
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6 days ago  
Pretty sure that's a dinosaur.
 
6 days ago  
I think it's funny how all the Pasadena farkers jumped on this thread.
 
6 days ago  

Enigmamf: Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.

Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.


There's a few videos of tacti-cool bros discovering that the AR-15 is not the weapon of choice when hunting hogs.  The pussy 5.56 round just pisses them off.
 
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Diocletian's Last Cabbage: Nobody's gonna hunt peafowl for game; those birds are moar stringy than a 10yo laying hen.

What we need here are natural predators.  Somebody needs to ship wild Bengal tigers to LA.


The breast meat could probably be used as sausage filling for dumplings while the dark meat could be thrown in a slow cooker or smoker.
 
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bughunter: I think it's funny how all the Pasadena farkers jumped on this thread.


Culver City represent!
 
6 days ago  

bughunter: I think it's funny how all the Pasadena farkers jumped on this thread.


I live on the west side of Pasadena, and although I don't see them as much as the east siders, Arcadia, and Monrovia folks, I do see them.  Saw and heard a few in So Pas up by the water tower.
I'm firmly in the camp of no peafowl in my 'hood...noisy dirty birds.
 
6 days ago  

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"That's not Captain Peacock's wife!  THIS is Captain Peacock's wife!"
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Young Mr. Grace: "Sooner him than me!"
 
6 days ago  

OgreMagi: Enigmamf: Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.

Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.

There's a few videos of tacti-cool bros discovering that the AR-15 is not the weapon of choice when hunting hogs.  The pussy 5.56 round just pisses them off.



Of COURSE you don't hunt boar hogs with a lil .223 varmint round.  That's just silly.

You have to use a compound bow and arrow set.
 
6 days ago  

bughunter: I think it's funny how all the Pasadena farkers jumped on this thread.


Yeah we're all about text communication.  'Cause we're farking DEAF thanks to those feathered shiatheads.

/not a Pasadena person anymore
//still, sometimes in the night - I bolt awake, shivering and sweating
///somewhere in the darkness. a faint, "NYAWW!" echoes through the mists of time
////ok well no - but they were farking annoying
 
6 days ago  

Diocletian's Last Cabbage: OgreMagi: Enigmamf: Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.

Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.

There's a few videos of tacti-cool bros discovering that the AR-15 is not the weapon of choice when hunting hogs.  The pussy 5.56 round just pisses them off.


Of COURSE you don't hunt boar hogs with a lil .223 varmint round.  That's just silly.

You have to use a compound bow and arrow set.


A real man hunts wild boar with a spear and nothing else.
 
6 days ago  

OgreMagi: Enigmamf: Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.

Yeah, that's really gotten rid of the collared dove in California.

And it hasn't helped with feral pigs in the south - and may have made things worse.

But sure, try to solve every problem with a gun. It's the American way.

There's a few videos of tacti-cool bros discovering that the AR-15 is not the weapon of choice when hunting hogs.  The pussy 5.56 round just pisses them off.


M1 or AR10

Or FAL, G3, M60, ect
 
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Fark ads on point.

...if you visit the LA Arboretum there is always a peacock watching. From the roof, in the trees, and in the bushes. Always.

/Awwwnyaaah!
 
6 days ago  

Dinjiin: Update California code so that they're classified as a game species and not a domestic animal.  Then allow statewide hunting all year with no daily bag limit for anyone with a state license and upland validation just as is allowed for the Eurasian Collared-dove.


Since it is not s game animal should be able to take them year round like ground squirrels, jack rabbits. Just need a valid hunting license.
 
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