Coon in the yard at 330pm

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dumblond, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. dumblond

    dumblond Out Of The Brooder

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    I've got him treed now. Looks like a baby.
     
  2. dumblond

    dumblond Out Of The Brooder

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    okay nobody laugh. I just happen to be in the yard heading to the coop to cool off the girls and this little coon comes walking by, looks like he's going for the coop. The closest thing I had was a tomato, so I threw it at him. I know, I know alot of damage that will do, but I had to see if he would come back at me if he might have been rabid. He ran up the tree. I went to get the gun. Now he's gone, but I'm sitting out here waiting.
     
  3. dumblond

    dumblond Out Of The Brooder

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    Question: I'm going to put the trap out tonight, what's the best thing to bait it with? Cat food?
     
  4. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    just don't use tomatoes. [​IMG] OR CHICKEN
     
  5. dumblond

    dumblond Out Of The Brooder

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    I feel like Bill Murray in Caddyshack. I'm gonna get that gopher![​IMG]
     
  6. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

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    Id would say anything just like most anyother animal that thing would eat anything ! you could try some cereal or wet catt food
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I find that they love marshmelows. A sweet food will get them to come and you won't catch cats.
     
  8. dumblond

    dumblond Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I'll send DH for some. I'm not leaving!
     
  9. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Tell DH to bring you a drink if you are going to stay out there and wait on that coon. [​IMG]
     
  10. fosterchick

    fosterchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    we make a coon sandwich. It is really a ham and cheese with mayo on white bread. It worked
     

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