Cats vs Chicks

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Oboistonquack, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Oboistonquack

    Oboistonquack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This May my family will be getting our first flock of chickens. [​IMG] I have my concerns because we have 2 cats. One is a MAJOR hunter and we will need to do as much as we can to keep the chicks out of reach from him and in a cat proof container for as long as they're inside.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    A large cat carrier worked for us. Our cats don't wanna be anywhere near a cat carrier, so it took awhile to get curious about it, then once they finally did get wondering, they couldn't get in to them, and i was able to train them using a water bottle to stay away from the birds.
     
  3. Oboistonquack

    Oboistonquack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a good possibility. Thanks!
     
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  4. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    brood at aunties house, only one cat to worry about here.
     
  5. Oboistonquack

    Oboistonquack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Except you'd have to have room for my mom, sister, AND I...and maybe even another sister!
     

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