A wolf with a tracking collar...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by TDM, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. TDM

    TDM Songster

    A real problem. The solution.....

    Last edited: Aug 11, 2011

  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    Git 'em boy!
  3. TDM

    TDM Songster

    Quote:The wolf must have got his his head stuck in the electric poultry netting and gotten zapped, 'cause a section of fence was completely knocked down and the fence posts were bent over. Meanwhile, he had a leisurely meal on some of my birds. The wolf has gotten several calves from the dairy farm across the road. This 120 pound GP girl is my only real hope besides extermination.

    The DNR thinks the wolves will help reduce the deer population. Unfortunately, it is easier for the wolf to chase down a calf or chicken than a deer.
    Last edited: Aug 10, 2011
  4. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Songster

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    I really like the looks of those portable chicken houses. Classic red barn style. Easy on the eyes.

    I thought wolves hunted packs?
  5. TDM

    TDM Songster

    Quote:Thanks, I'm a tenant farmer and need to have things look good.

    The dairy farmer said it was solitary wolf. I hope it doesn't have a pack because if so then my girl is dead.
  6. bakerjw

    bakerjw Songster

    Apr 14, 2010
    Johnson City, Tn
    OT - I love those coops on wheels. That is the ultimate!
  7. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Songster

    Mar 24, 2011
    Ocala, Florida.
    Oh! you mean the wolf has a tracking collar on it?? Everyone is taking your post the wrong way thinking you are calling your dog a wolf....
    well i did anyway [​IMG]
    So if you can't trap or shoot it I would suggest electric fencing.

  8. pinkyglory123

    pinkyglory123 Songster

    Jul 3, 2010
    [​IMG] I am confused.
  9. TDM

    TDM Songster

    Quote:I changed the title. The wolf has little fear of the four foot high electric poultry netting, and it is against the law to shoot the wolf. I had to bring out my Great Pyrenees LGD to act as a deterrent.
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    Yeah I FEEL your pain. [​IMG] Hope the GP doesnt get hurt and you finally get rid of the darn pest. Maybe DNR can extinguish? Good luck there though. All they do is pay a paultry amount and call it even. [​IMG]

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