Chicken Predators and Coop Solutions

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Suburban Stone, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. Suburban Stone

    Suburban Stone Hatching

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    Hello Everyone,

    I was having a hard time finding a list of predators and what to do about them all in one place. So I made my own graphic. The idea is for chicken keepers to mix and match solutions based on their particular circumstances. Let me know what you think!

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  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Whoa! That is fantastic!
     
  3. JanetS

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    Very nice. Thank You!
     
  4. shelbydog

    shelbydog Songster

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    Bristow, ok
    Good job!
     
  5. poultry 101

    poultry 101 Hatching

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    Does any one have a feed recipe for chickens because feed is starting to get outrageous!
     
  6. CottonGinWaste

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    Harvey Ussery's book has info regarding this, I think its 'The Small Scale Poultry Flock'; excellent info. Your library should have it if you want to check it out. Includes growing your own worms, raising crops, etc.
     
  7. Cemani Farm

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    [​IMG] Good Information,...

    Thank you,...
     
  8. I have many, what kind of feed are you looking for? layer, grower, starter?
     
  9. Cluckadoodledo

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    I love your chart! Here's a predator solution that works well for free range chickens...This Northwest Farm Terrier puppy is being trained to protect the chickens. They will herd the chickens to the coop at night, check the sky for Ravens, Hawks and Eagles and drive them off, chase off all manor of chicken predators, including Bobcats, coyotes, mountain lions, raccoons, bears, etc.. These dogs are fearless and take their chicken guarding very seriously. Some training is required.

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  10. MrsKuhn

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