10 chickens, goose and duck VANISHED

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jingles1234, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. Jingles1234

    Jingles1234 Just Hatched

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    Hi all,

    I just got home from work and went out to lock my chickens, duck and goose up early because I have to leave to go back to work. I brought out their favorite treat and called for them but they didn't come. We have 20 acres of forest and 20 acres of corn field. They usually stay in the yard (6 acres) and they ALWAYS come when called. There are no feathers or any sign of a struggle. I'm totally baffled. I was thinking they were in the trees, but the goose can't fly and the duck hangs out with him. I wouldn't think that a predator could get 12 birds, especially a 15lb goose. Thoughts???
     
  2. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How strange!

    I'm betting they just found something tasty or interesting on some other part of the property.

    The only thing I can think of that would just destroy an entire flock would be dogs. They chase, catch, play with them until they stop moving, then go find another one. I hope that's not the case...

    I pray they show up as it gets darker!!

    MrsB
     
  3. Jingles1234

    Jingles1234 Just Hatched

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    We have a friend hunting on the property today. I wonder if they followed him in to the woods
     
  4. Jingles1234

    Jingles1234 Just Hatched

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    They're back!!! Everyone is accounted for. Little turds. Haha. I have no idea where they were, but they're home now
     
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  5. MissJane

    MissJane Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the update. Glad they are back. I've had my 13 go missing. It's unnerving to have everyone disappear with no sign of what happened. Then suddenly they reappear.
     
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  6. RareAvis

    RareAvis Out Of The Brooder

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    YEAH!


    :)

    Happy for you...
     
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  7. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOOOO!!!

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    MrsB
     
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