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post #11 of 16
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Hi there, no ospreys for us round these parts unfortunatly..

Its not even a challenge for the gulls they are like mini Albatross's, one gull (out of nesting season) will wipe out a clutch of chicks, take out the mum in the process and eat the lot. 

Thanks anyway

post #12 of 16
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Thank for that, i think a couple of well placed scarecrows would help, Thanks! and ill put some shiny items on them and some things to catch the wind also,

cheers!! :)

post #13 of 16

My guineas were screeching and when I went outside, a hawk was sitting on the ground next to a wire cage that had a rooster in it.

The rooster is dead???   No blood or any sign of injury??  The rooster had stiff legs and couldn't walk for the last several months, so I had kept him in a cage.  It's nice outside, so I had him out in a wire cage.  Can the hawk reach in with its talons or beak and kill a chicken?  I feel so bad for this rooster!  I have been caring for him, giving him vitamins and RACVinegar!

Forgiven and blessed!!  Let your light shine!!  

 

Love my Pets!!!    Black Australorps,  Buff Orpingtons,  NH Red,  RIRs,  Golden Comets, Americannas, , Silver Laced Wyandottes, Silkies,  Frizzles,  Cochins,  Guineas,  Ducks, and 3 little  dogs!!!

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Forgiven and blessed!!  Let your light shine!!  

 

Love my Pets!!!    Black Australorps,  Buff Orpingtons,  NH Red,  RIRs,  Golden Comets, Americannas, , Silver Laced Wyandottes, Silkies,  Frizzles,  Cochins,  Guineas,  Ducks, and 3 little  dogs!!!

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post #14 of 16
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heart attack? i had a rabbit die in similar fashion which i could only assume was a heart attack

post #15 of 16

I had a mini lop named Clover, who had a heart attack and passed away. She was playing in the yard and my shiba inu got a hold of her. He didn't injure her, but she got really scared and died shortly after.

We have to remember, it was all started by a mouse

 

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We have to remember, it was all started by a mouse

 

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post #16 of 16

 we have a ton of oxygen  hose line so i  started making  something  like a giant spider  web that is  hi up over our heads  & i  hung strips of  white cloth  off of it so the  eyes from the skies  can  see that  it is there,   its all over the open spaces on our land & attached it to posts i put in  as i needed  them,  so that  covers most of the open areas on our land & we have a lot of shrubs all over  & fruit trees  we planted  so  the girls love being  under them  most of the time & do well sleeping  under  them  most days  & are safe ,so  thank goodness for that  :thumbsup 

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