1 down MANY to go

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by mochicken, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I had tow silkies killed night before last and it prompted me to get busy solving the problem, I put live traps out last night and guess what? BUSTED

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  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    I'd shoot him dead instead of releasing that coon.
     
  3. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I am way ahead of you lol, when trying to free him from the trap at a better location he tried to attack me, I was afraid for my life and the life of others [​IMG]
     
  4. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
    Lenoir,NC
    the only (better) location is two foot deep,earth covered.save yourself and other flock raisers a lot of problems because he will be back if you release him..Post hole diggers work well for me [​IMG]
     
  5. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Ditches on my property work well too lol, coyote bait now
     
  6. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good job...what did you use for bait? [​IMG]
     
  7. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Oddly enough I had bbq chicken leftovers and a couple crawfish, I got the crawfish from my cousin that let me use the traps and I put them in a wire "can" that I made and hung it from a wire in the end of the trap, I used a wire to the top and through the bottom so they couldnt pull the bait to the side and eat the food, the only way they could get the food is go in the trap.
     
  8. ChickcrazyCharlie

    ChickcrazyCharlie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fantastic, one less chicken killer. A couple billion to go. We better get started.
     
  9. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I guess since I keep adding birds I need to get a good dog to help watch over them
     
  10. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    [​IMG] DH and I JUSt minutes ago baited two live traps as we saw two coons bout an hour ago sniffing around my coops!
     

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