2 months with out a loss untill last night.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by sixofus09, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. sixofus09

    sixofus09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im not sure what it was, but it had to be small. I believe it sucked the blood out. I lost my BO. I only have 1 left of that breed. She was 5 months. I have a small hole in the door. Im in the seacoast of nh. What could it be? The body was just laying there with a few feathers around. NO blood. Body appeared to be slimy on a small area. They roost up high, but could have fallen down when scared.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]

    Slimy sounds like a snake that picked a meal a bit to big to swallow and had to spit it back out.
    I have seen it before.

    A 6 foot snake like rat snake or racer could easily kill a 5 month old chicken but swallowing it could be difficult depending on the size of the bird.
     
  3. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Snake.
     
  4. fifenashia

    fifenashia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That's awful, I'm so sorry for your loss!
     

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