bald eagles preditors?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by bj taylor, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2011
    North Central Texas
    i'm anxiously awaiting my first chicks first wk in feb. yesterday i saw a pair of bald eagles fly over low. never seen them here before in all my years. wondering if they're potential predator threat.
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    They would love to taste your little chicken kibbles.
  3. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2011
    North Branford, CT
    I personaly only seen bald eagles flying very high and never had prob with them... I heard most of there diet is fish the prob wont attack chickens unless there desperate. You should always keep an eye out to be on safe side.
  4. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    Their primary diet is fish and carrion and they will eat live chickens.
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Yes they could be a issue
  6. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    Absolutely they are a threat to your chickens. We have a mated pair locally here that come sit in my trees and stare at my birds, and then glare at me for not letting them out of their covered runs. There was a story in our local paper about one of them eating a womans hen right in front of her in her back yard last year...
  7. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Well its like this my favorite is Italian and cajun, but I won't pass up Chinese food.

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