Am I a crazy man with a gun?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Noobihen, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. Noobihen

    Noobihen In the Brooder

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    Am I the only person in the world that sits outside every day with my AR-22. And my border collie, And babysits my chickens and ducks? I've seen coons, possum, hawks, even a few coyote in the woods behind my house. I see people posting here all the time about attacks and death. I couldn't handle it. From about 2:00 after work until dusk they get range time, if I dont do it I feel too guilty.
     
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    Do you live in the US?
     
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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    I hope you are - in response to the OP’s question
     
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  4. Naser

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    Electric fence and some protection from aerial predators will help
     
  5. You’re the best judge of how you want to protect your flock. But I have to say that if you sat out every day with an AR-15 guarding your flock I might see you as a little unbalanced. :gig
     
  6. Noobihen

    Noobihen In the Brooder

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    Yes.
     
  7. Noobihen

    Noobihen In the Brooder

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    I actually am a pretty normal person average Joe.
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    Have you had any predators mentioned attack yet?
     
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  9. Pork Pie

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    In the kingdom of the blind a one-eyed man is king ;)
     
  10. Noobihen

    Noobihen In the Brooder

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    I probably should say I would hate to harm another animal. Even a raccoon. I did have a hawk land on my ducks back once. But it dove wierd into it and put its head thru my basement window. It was still on my duck but stunned. My border collie grabbed it by its tail feathers and pulled it off. That's when my staying craziness began.
     

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