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Chickens Kill Fox

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by suebee, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Not really a "tough" group of chickens. They said the fox was knocked out by a table and then they pecked it to death.
     
  3. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Quote:Geez Debbie Downer, my chickens would've never pecked it to death...they would've coward in the corner. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Luvroos

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    Nice article, thanks for sharing! What a miracle for those little girls!
     
  5. dewey

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    The fox looks like some I've seen that have been deceased a very long time, down to the weeds with fresh leaves springing upright over the edge of the carcass, unlike freshly trampled ground from chickens on the defense. [​IMG]
     
  6. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    Quote:That's prob where the people put it after they took it out the coop!! It wasn't killed outside!
     
  7. elizabethbinary

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    I know a White Sussex Rooster that killed a fox! Lost it's tail in the fight but sure as anything, dead fox in the pen. We all hated that rooster, it was evil. But it loved it's girls, alright.
     

  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Agree that fox has been dead sometime...look at the hind legs , no meat on them, and no it was not pecked off with the hide still on it.


    Wonder how they knew it was only knock out by the table........bet it was kill by the table. What, they check to see if it was still alive , and left it in the pen....wouldn't think so.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    No, the chickens knocked over the table and it killed the fox NS made it look like an accident. It probably happened some time ago, but the keepers only noticed it now. I think it should be on CSI:UK or something. Great story.
     
  10. chkn

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    I know those Barred Rock roosters are always meanies!!! [​IMG] I always joke with my hubby, "never pass out in the chicken coop."
     

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