Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Critter Crazy, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    I have a brave chipmunk that goes into the coop through the chicken door, on a daily basis. he is adorable and very brave, he rant straight into my foot today, as I was collecting eggs. should I discourage him, or is he an okay pest???[​IMG]
  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    We have chipmucks and squirrels who do the same. I love watching them and they dont bother me none, so I dont discourage them at all...JMO!
  3. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    Southern WV
    As long as he's not stealing to much feed or bothering anything, I would just leave him.
  4. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

    Feb 24, 2007
    Central Massachusetts
    Mine chase chipmunks! they have never caught one however. erin m.
  5. Kerr

    Kerr Songster

    Jun 5, 2007
    Mine chase the chippies too!
    I feed them peanuts thou so I guess I only have myself to blame [​IMG]
  6. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Songster

    Jul 7, 2007
    I had mine outside today for their first "free range." Two of them huffed up and chased off a squirrel! I applauded.[​IMG]
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I find that they are pests so I just dispatch them. Personally I don't like animals that can bring bugs on them into the chicken coop. That includes some people.[​IMG]
  8. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    He he he he hehe he! I do adore chipmunks, and he/she sure is a cutie. I guess he dosent bother the chickens, cause he was in there with some this morning, and they could care less!![​IMG]
  9. Critter Crazy,

    I ♥ chipmunks. [​IMG]

    If you get a chance, would you post a picture please?


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