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A hawk tried to take one of my chickens!!!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jymdhm, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. jymdhm

    jymdhm Out Of The Brooder

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    A hawk tried to take one of my chickens!!!!! Anyone have any suggestions on what to do? Fortunately, he didn't get her.
     
  2. M.sue

    M.sue Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2011
    Michigan
    I always scan the area & listen for them prior to letting mine free range. Unfortunately that always doesn't guarantee that the chickens are safe for hawks, like any predator are very sneaky & silent upon attack. I always have our dog out when they are free ranging and I never let them free range when I'm not home.
     
  3. Jesseschickens

    Jesseschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering the samething... I just got home from school and found the hawk in my chicken pen eating curious.
     
  4. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hanging old Cd's around the yard does help deter the hawks. They don't like the colors that flash in the light.[​IMG]
     

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