Amazing near miss hawk attack!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by portlandpeeps, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2007
    Portland Oregon
    working away in my home office when I hear the chickens squaaaawkin' up a storm outside the window. I shove my feet in boots and trek out the back door just in time to see a large hawk flying out of the yard. I didn't see anything in his mouth, so I'm sort of relieved, but still freakin out until I find all 4 hens intact.

    Our black cochin was the only one actually running around, the other 3 were hiding. Scary! A good warning to me about free ranging.

    Our border collie is now outside on chicken watch while I work. Whew!
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    We have a TON of hawks and other predator birds around where we are, so ours are cooped all the time. I see hawks standing on top of the coop looking at them every now and then.

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