Chicken thief

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Krayfish57, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Krayfish57

    Krayfish57 Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone had any of their chickens stolen over night?
    Woke up this morning and I only had 2 chickens. My Golden Comet was gone. There is no sign of a breakin what so ever and no sign of a struggle. I personally lock them up in their coop when the sun sets. Still in shock over this......
     
  2. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmm.. how many did you have before?
     
  3. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what breed and gender did they leave behind?
     
  4. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mainly gender because if they left the roosters behind and only took the hens it was probably a people.


    were there foot (or shoe) prints that did not belong to you?
     
  5. Krayfish57

    Krayfish57 Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't have any roosters. Just 3 hens. It is pretty dry and grassy. No footprints.
     
  6. TNBlacktails

    TNBlacktails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds fishey
     
  7. Krayfish57

    Krayfish57 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know! I just wondered if this has happened to anyone else. You always think a 4 legged predator will get them not a 2 legged one.
     
  8. doop

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    Sounds like like a squatch. They prefer red hens. Lol.sorry for your loss.
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2013
  9. bluebirdnanny

    bluebirdnanny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for your loss. I really do not understand people who do this type of thing. Even if the family was hungry they could knock and ask you to teach them and how to do it themselves or to buy one from you! There is all kinds of bartering one can do.... one service for another etc. I have been hungry but would never steal something. I have however helped in gardens in exchange for some produce. Or traded off one for another.
     
  10. LiveVintage

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    Squatch is short for Sasquatch I hope you get to the bottom of this
     

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