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chicken halks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by missymax, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. missymax

    missymax Hatching

    Sep 7, 2014
    hello how do you keep the halks away from the chickens
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

    May 14, 2014
    If hawks are a problem in your area, the only way to protect your chickens from them is to keep them in enclosed runs with with some kind of netting or wire covering the top of the runs. If you free range your chickens, you will lose some of them to hawks.
  3. TJChickens

    TJChickens Songster

    Mar 3, 2014
    East of San Diego
    I have a Doberman that chases the hawks away. Otherwise, I have to agree. They need some kind of top over the pen. I have in the past had a pheasant pulled through the netting by a hawk, and occasionally the great horned owls are a problem.

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