Not a 100%, but by the paw print on the coop door, I’m thinking bear. The other possibility would be a cougar, but I like that less. The only thing against a bear is there are no claw marks. No return as of now, set up a trail cam and also a motion sensor sprinkler.
Last night a bear, probably a young one, tried to get into our coop. Thank goodness he was not successful. He did tear down part of the fence around the day run outside, but the hardware cloth on the coop run held 🙂
No, dogs are not immune. Our dog was bitten in the face by a copperhead and his whole head swelled up to double size, he made it without permanent damage, but he was lucky. Copperheads dont usually kill a dog, but rattlesnakes will
Thats funny, mine didnt like the flat 2x4, they like them on end so they can wrap their toes around. ( i like that because they don't collect poop) The roost closer in the picture was flat, but they didnt use it until we flipped it up. In the outside run we have a flat 2x4 and a couple of 2-3”...