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Catching a fox and relocating it to keep your chickens safe

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On Sunday 10 my chickens got attacked by a fox and 2 of them died. I want to catch the fox and relocate it to the mountains is this legal?

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I live in littleton CO by the way

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just kill the sucker so he wont bother another set of chickens etc... dont let any one know...

or relocate him off a bridge

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Originally Posted by Ch1ckChick View Post

On Sunday 10 my chickens got attacked by a fox and 2 of them died. I want to catch the fox and relocate it to the mountains is this legal?
Here is the link for your local laws:
https://cpw.state.co.us/Documents/WildlifeSpecies/LivingWithWildlife/NuisanceWildlife.pdf

To save you the time of reading (though easy to find) you ARE permitted to trap a fox but you must kill it. Relocating the fox requires a permit.

"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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OK

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Did the fox return?  And I meant to say also that I am sorry for the loss!  :hugs

"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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"When raising chickens you must think like a chicken...NOT like a human!"

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies-diseases-injuries-before-they-happen 

 

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Yes my dog barks at something everynight and when it snows we see fox tracks on the roof

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