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10/13 chicks killed, what could it be?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by KWAK, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. KWAK

    KWAK Songster

    Feb 2, 2009
    The chicks were about 3-4 weeks old in an outside brooder, forgott to close the lid this morning before school and came home to find 3 chicks outside the brooder hidding in the corner of the shed, looked in to find 1 body with out a head, and 9 pairs of wings... [​IMG] Only the wings of 9 birds?
    what ever it was didnt touch my pigeons (thankfully) who,s wings are clippped.
    This is the 2nd time of this happening [​IMG] and now I am really bummed out [​IMG] because these were my 1st olive eggers from my flock... well at least i have the three [​IMG]
    Any idea's of what it couldd have been?
    Btw I live in MI... [​IMG]

  2. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Songster

    Jun 25, 2011
    Milner, Georgia
    Not to be mean but it sounds like forgetfulness kill um to me. That and a dog.
  3. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Songster

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Yeah that sounds like a dog or raccoon ( they do often come out during the day)
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Time to lock the pens, set traps, and eliminate the problem before all of your birds are eaten.

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