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

  1. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Premium Member

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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. chickenfeathers

    chickenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Critter Crazy,

    I ♥ chipmunks. [​IMG]

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


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