chicks dead

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kelliepulido, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    something got inthe coop and killed at least 15 of my 20 chicks.Some them are just dead,some half eaten,mama was out in the yard in the dark and 5 babies I found outside as well in the dark long distance from the coop all in different locations.I get home from work at 12am and check on them and lock up the coop too late damage arleady done.I am really upset special little bantam chicks I hatched.
  2. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Songster

    Feb 26, 2009
    Near San Fran Ca
    [​IMG] I am sorry
  3. buildingmyark

    buildingmyark Songster

    May 2, 2010
    So sorry to hear that. I can't imagine. [​IMG]
  4. InsaneBreeder

    InsaneBreeder Songster

    Feb 12, 2010
    Kurtistown, Hawaii
    Oh, I am so sorry [​IMG]
  5. Rockerchic

    Rockerchic Chirping

    Jun 23, 2010
    That truely sucks. Just know we're here for you, in spirit.
  6. WillieBoy

    WillieBoy Chirping

    Sep 1, 2010
    I'm sorry for your loss, thats enough to get anyone into chickens upset.Maybe you can set a live trap and see if you can catch the offender.Chances are the critter will be back.
    I know its hard when you work hours that don't allow you to secure your girls at dusk. Maybe you can get some kid from around the neighborhood to close your girls up for you around dusk, give him/her a few bucks a week...? Again, sorry for your loss...

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