Caught this on my trail cam

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by DLS, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Caught this on my trail cam CLOSE TO the hen house .I am a little worried he looks kind of hungry!! :|:|

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  2. Quail_Antwerp

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    Aug 16, 2008
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    Yikes! I hope he moves on.
     
  3. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    He looks like a pretty decent sized one, too. Yikes. They have been known to take down newborn calves in the pastures next to mine.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Ut Ohhhhh...he is on a scouting hunt!!..

    We have those around our cabin ... worry all the time when our dogs are there with us....
     
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  5. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
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    Hopefully that orb that is following him will make him stop and think before he eats your chickens
     
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  6. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    We have RIR's. We have several acres and have hawks, cayotes, racoons, foxes and possums around. A neighbor who has been letting their chickens free range, has lost several chickens during the daytime to cayotes that have come into their yard and snatch some of their chickens. Our coop and run are moveable. The run is covered with chicken wire also. We have a gate for access to a free range area. We had plastic chicken wire and made an area for them to range in. Now I'm using galvanized chicken wire and so far so good, no critters here. Here is a picture before we put up the galvanized chicken wire. Every night my girls go into the coop on their own.

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  8. chevydmax04

    chevydmax04 Out Of The Brooder

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    yea I got a Fox on mine two weeks ago, he spent an hour just caseing the coup, looking for a way in. And this was between 8am and 9am. Ended up getting y Brahma I think she panicked and few out of the run.
     
  9. chevydmax04

    chevydmax04 Out Of The Brooder

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    here is the Fox I got, the date is wrong but the time stamp is correct, you can see one of my chickens in the run by the tree.

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  10. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty pelt
     

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