7 Down :(

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Marko, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. Marko

    Marko In the Brooder

    Feb 15, 2009
    So SOMETHING has managed to climb over a 7ft fence and into my chicken run during night I know my bad but i had no issues before with this i leave my animals to roam day and night and the animal in question has killed 3 chickens...3 ducks and a Fully grown Tom turkey...what is it! I lock them all up and i'm ok so far at night but now i'm worried he's gonna come at day....when i let them out again..He managed to eat the turkeys head off and drag it but couldn't get it through the fence(chewed a hole into the fence but only got it out 1/2 way...IT just killed and left 2 chickens and 2 ducks...ANd took 1 duck totally and ate it and 1 chicken...I built a trap last night and set it up with some meat so far no luck i'm hoping for tonight! Then it is One dead mofo...
  2. KKatknap

    KKatknap Songster

    Nov 15, 2009
    Albany, OR
    Were the chickens and ducks missing heads, also? Raccoons are notorious for that.

    ETA - Don't know where you live...bobcats could also do that. Are there any in your area?
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2010
  3. meme9726

    meme9726 In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2009
    Byers, CO
    Try baiting with sardines, sounds like racoons to me. Good Luck

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