chicken eaters

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by allisonwonderland, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. allisonwonderland

    allisonwonderland New Egg

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    we have alot of skunks around our house and alot of people say that they eat chickens and some say they don't. if anyone has any info i would be happy to hear it.
    thanks!
     
  2. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From my experiences, skunks would rather eat eggs. Next on thelist would be young chicks, because they do not like to pursue their food. I guess getting a chicken off the roost is a possibility, but I have not had that happen to date.
     
  3. chicken master

    chicken master Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Skunks will eat chickens the best thing to do is put meat, honey buns, or sardines(that works really well) into a trap. The skunk will try to get it and get cought. It will work on any trap. Unless you want to poision it.
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    and put a sack or blanket over the trap before you set it, much better than trying to toss one over it after there is a PO'd skunk in there.
     

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