Coon got what was coming...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Rowtag, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Rowtag

    Rowtag In the Brooder

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    I lost my first chicken yesterday morning. I had just left to go out of town, my father was watching them for me and gave me a call to let me know that he was pulled from the pen and in multiple pieces about the yard. I was very upset, my pen is very well enclosed and has been adequate for months now. The coon pulled him from the pen, but could not get in (points for me I suppose).
    I asked my father to put the remaining four birds up last night in a large cage I have that could be brought inside. He went down to check things out last night at around 10 and our dog, a collie, took off from the house. She treed the coon and kept it treed until he went inside, got a spotlight and his bow. No more coon. The dog is getting a big bone when I get home. Thing got my bosses hen about two weeks ago.
     
  2. gaduke

    gaduke Songster

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  3. tbone

    tbone Songster

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    muligan time....
     
  4. Bizzybirdy

    Bizzybirdy Songster

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    [​IMG] WaaaaaaaaHoooooooooo! Good for your dad. And kudos to your dog. She deserves a huge hug and an extra treat for her effort.

    Be careful though. There may be some more racoon family members around.
     
  5. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

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    Happy day, happy day , happy, happy , happy day. Sorry about your chickens though. I lost four to a coon*&^^%%$#@#$%&^&&*&*^%$. Glad you got yours.
     
  6. lickskillet

    lickskillet *Home of the Shoveler*

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    Yes, be on the look out for more, tonight I'm setting the trap to catch our fourth coon in as many nights. Good job dad, and doggy [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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