August Death Toll

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by sab, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. sab

    sab Songster

    Jul 28, 2010
    Ripley, WV
    1 Trap - in the month of August:

    3 coons
    1 skunk
    1 possum

    Beat that!!!
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I'm glad it wasn't the chicken death toll! [​IMG]
  3. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    We didn't trap anything. Well we have trapped the same coon twice, it was an odd one, just wanted to eat feed, and almost acted like someone kept it like a pet.
    Anyway, about a week after we released it the second time..there was a dead coon up the road, then another near the farm, then one down the road. In total over about a week or two there were 6 coons along the road sides. Saw a fox dead in the road right by the farm and birds about 2 weeks ago too [​IMG] and I saw another coon down the road today that was hit. lol, I have no idea why so many are here..or why they keep getting hit.
  4. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    1 possum
  5. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chirping

    Jul 29, 2011
    thankfully nothing yet. knock on wood [​IMG]
  6. TDM

    TDM Songster

    We deter, not kill. Buy a good fence and a true LGD. Predators will hunt elsewhere.

    Last edited: Aug 31, 2011
  7. sharol

    sharol Songster

    Jun 13, 2010
    Admire, KS
    One skunk. After avoiding the trap for 5 days it committed suicide by car out on the road.
  8. FarmerMel

    FarmerMel In the Brooder

    Aug 22, 2011
    Wow that is impressive. What did you use for bait? I had 4 chickens killed this month... Just found a bunch of feathers... [​IMG]
  9. sharron

    sharron Crossing the Road

    May 12, 2010
    scottdale pa
    two coons and one possum and three cats that wouldn't stay away from the trap, after my husband sprayed the cats with the hose and soaked them down pretty good, no more cats:D

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