Any ideas?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Athiena14, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Athiena14

    Athiena14 Songster

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    So I know this isn't a squirrel or rabbit. But the prints are strange. Fresh snow over it didnt help. Hand for size comparison. 20190112_084458.jpg 20190112_084501.jpg 20190112_084508.jpg 20190112_084453.jpg
     
  2. Shadowfire

    Shadowfire Crowing

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    Maybe a duck or limping cat?
     
  3. MillersFarm

    MillersFarm Easily distracted by Chickens

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    at a lost.. Maybe a smaller critter with a limp? Skunk or cat maybe? they're quite big too. Where are you located?
     
  4. MillersFarm

    MillersFarm Easily distracted by Chickens

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    in the first pic i want to say canine but it the second pic I see a rabbit print.. Maybe a larger pet rabbit got loose? :idunno
     
  5. Fanci Feathers Marans

    Fanci Feathers Marans Chicken Tender

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    Well, the lil tracks book I have points to either red squirrel or Fisher (which we don't have around here).
    I know cats will step in their own tracks in the snow a lot of times. I'm going with bobcat.
     
  6. Athiena14

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    There has been sighting of one nearby. I've lost 4 chickens in a month
     
  7. Fanci Feathers Marans

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    No!! Not the chickies! Time to lock up the chickens and loose the hounds.
     
  8. Banditbear

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    Based on elongation of the track in the topmost picture, I'll go with coyote. Or canine of some sort.

    It may be a medium size dog as well, or even a bobcat, because the tracks are not clear.
    But canine tracks are certainly elongated like the top pic.
     

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