Originally Posted by weasel killer
Opossum will do the same thing had it happen the other night.
Ok, thanks. I am sorry about your loss too. Guess it is that time of year to keep an extra watchful eye on our...
Originally Posted by Brookliner
You need to add 2 feet of 1/2" hardware cloth to your run. That is the only way you can keep a raccoon from grabbing a chick through the wire. They will some times eat a chicken...
Originally Posted by BantamLover21
Rats sometimes attack young chicks, as well as eggs. What is the place where you are keeping the chicks like?
Ok, thank you so much. I was thinking possibly a raccoon...
We had a casualty this morning. I went out to check on the ladies mid morning and found one of our 6 week
old BO chicks dead. Her had was ripped of,f one wing, and most of her innerds were eaten away. The feathers...
Originally Posted by TXchickmum
We recently had to bring a new mama and chick indoors as well. We opened the door to the crate, had an area on the floor covered with towels and a blanket (that could...
I have a broody hen that has hatched a clutch of 6 eggs.
I had her outside in an enclosed brooder pen, but have
had to bring her inside due to torrential amounts of rain
The little ones...