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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by KingOfFools, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. Mtn Margie

    Mtn Margie Overrun With Chickens

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    Coffee up! At 11PM, they came with equipment and loaded the horse up an a trailer to haul to CSU for the necropsy. The "small" bear came back to finish off the chickens from earlier and they didn't have a good shot on him due to the propane tank being in the way, so he still breaths. Boo Hoo! The big bear was not seen again, at least around us.
    Scott, killing a bear in CO, especially where we live, can be a very expensive fine, depending on the circumstances. For example, I can shoot it if it is killing my chickens, but not my dog. DOW
    gets pretty ugly at people and some of our neighbors are of course, anti-gun and pro-roll over and die for the bear to eat them mind set. So the rubber buckshot is the last step before upping the ante on the Big boy. The Little one has no such pass. If we document and take the proper steps, we will be okay legally in case someone complains,
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I figured that was why you were using rubber bullets - animals have more rights to live than humans do.
     
  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Well... I could imagine that the rubber shot bounces off of the bear and the chickens could eat the shot and impact and the chickens could die, so in a way the bear is still killing the chickens.
    Theoretically.

    If a bear got my dog I would pay the fine.
    If a dog is your defense and your defense was incapacitated then the next line of defense should be a gun with a real bullet.
    THERE WAS A BEAR IN YOUR HOUSE!!!!!
    I just , I mean, no,

    I am pro animal. I am anti a lot of things and pro a lot of things, but there is a line, and it was crossed when it came into your house.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I guess you have to kill it in your house as proof. They will probably say you hauled the dead bear inside - uh huh
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Margie, is the law that way because chickens are considered "livestock" so they can be protected but a dog is a "pet"?
     
  6. Mtn Margie

    Mtn Margie Overrun With Chickens

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    Correct.
    As it stands right now, after last night, there are a bunch of us with live rounds. All gimmes have been given out, all deterrents have been applied and so it is up to the bears now.....
     
  7. Mtn Margie

    Mtn Margie Overrun With Chickens

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    Whoop whoop, so the black cat killed your Mum's cat? That's awful!
    Those are some amazing paintings. She is a very talented painter. I am glad that things are starting to come together with their care.
     
  8. prostar

    prostar Overrun With Chickens

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    Well I mean the bear has no fear of people. That's not a good at all.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Please be careful!
     
  10. Mtn Margie

    Mtn Margie Overrun With Chickens

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    Wicked hail storm and rain. LOL! I rounded up all the babies before it hit and locked them in. They were not happy with me....
     

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