Chickens VS Chipmunk

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by baileychic, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. baileychic

    baileychic In the Brooder

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    Ok, so my 12 week old chickens are out in the run and I have been letting them out some to free range. It has become quite a sight when the chipmunk runs though the run, grabs some food and down the hole! This is a constant happening throughout the day. Suddenly the chickens will catch sight of the chipmunk and go dashing after it. Today one of my Red stars got a hold of the chippy, but it got away. They are bold as brass, I wonder if the chicken is capable of doing much damage or if it's just a game? I read recently on here that a chicken will eat a mouse!
     

  2. chickenlips1954

    chickenlips1954 Songster

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    My girls love to catch and eat mice, so I imagine they would do the same with chipmunks.
     
  3. millie481

    millie481 In the Brooder

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    I agree! [​IMG]
     
  4. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

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    I bet they find the chipmunks delicious and entertaining. The Chickens really are like little t- rex dinosaurs!
    Caroline
     

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