Can Minks climb?!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by DuckyGurl, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. DuckyGurl

    DuckyGurl Overrun With Chickens

    Please tell me if Minks can climb?
     
  2. DTRM30

    DTRM30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Yes indeed and they can get into a very small opening....
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They climb very well, and can fit into spaces you's swear you couldn't fit your finger.
     
  5. lilwhispers

    lilwhispers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My uncle had a very sneakly one last winter it would climb a 4 foot partition wall kill a chicken climb back up the wall with the chicken eat the head and then hide the body under an old door by the time he realized it the thing had killed 9 - 10 of the chickens and hid them all in the same spot.
     
  6. Ducklover1231

    Ducklover1231 New Egg

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    Today, I went to let my four beautiful pet Peking ducks and saw only three come out. I look in and find a mutilated dead duck. I am 16 and today was the worst day of my life. My pet ducks are my world, my life, and my kids. Now a horrible mink killed what was the sweetest and shyest girl duck on this earth. I would too Like to know if a mink can climb. I don't want my other ducks to die.
     
  7. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can climb better than a cat. very good climbers
     
  8. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you better get a trap or a gun or both. because i promise he will be back and soon.
     
  9. theoldguy

    theoldguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Lock your birds up at night in the coop. Make sure the coop is pest proof. Mink like racoons come out at night, so your birds should be safe on there roosts.I have killed one mink and a couple racoons(they died of lead poisioning >:).
     

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