Chicken Daddy - 1 Predators - 0

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Arty, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Arty

    Arty Out Of The Brooder

    Our girls are almost 19 weeks old, and fortunately we have not had a loss to predators. I have had a live trap set for a few weeks to see if there is anything lurking about. Last night we made contact with one of the lurkers. He might look cute and cuddly, but he got nasty when the camera got close.


    Not real happy with me at this point.


    Regrettably, I needed to make sure this weasel was not a future threat to the flock. You can see how slim they are and why they can so easily fit through even the smallest of openings.

  2. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    Chickens rule!!! No KFC for that little predator!!![​IMG]
  3. stanglover2001

    stanglover2001 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2010
    Good job, too bad you're probably going to get flack for killing it before it killed. I did when I shot an oppossum on my porch eating cat food. [​IMG] In my book, if it's close to my house, it's too close to my chickens and has to go. I have meaties in a pvc tractor and are easily targeted.
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Nasty little weasel--good thing you got it before it got your chickens.[​IMG]
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Good job! You know he would have some chicken dinner if you hadn't put his lights out! [​IMG]
  6. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2010
    Alvarado, TX
    congrats Chicken Daddy [​IMG] good catchin.....
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Good catch!
  8. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    If anyone complains, offer to give/hand/mail the next one to them alive. [​IMG]

    Good job having the trap out and ready.
  9. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    i used to have sympathy for those cute little predators out there- till i saw the result of a coon attack... now i understand ranchers shooting marauding dogs.... you are to me commended for protecting your flock~! [​IMG]
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    GO Chicken Daddy, you rule!!

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