cooper hawk attack!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chicncait, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. chicncait

    chicncait Out Of The Brooder

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    my mom saw something go into the, chicken coop and it wasn't a chicken so my dad called me outside. he said that there was a hawk inside, the chicken the chicken coop.of corse i din't beleve him but then we opened the, nest box....... there was a cooper hawk inside my chicken coop!!!! OMG!!!!
    so we opened the door to the coop, it flew out on, my play set!!! we all went inside becouses we din't, think it was going to attack the chickens.a few minutes later the hawk jumed, of the play set and went after the chickens!!!!! my mom was yelling like crazy! i'am so glad it din't get any chickens.never ever trust a hawk even, if its small. [​IMG]
     
  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Hawks are federal protected so I'd advise to just lockup the chickens inside the coop for awhile.
     
  3. chicncait

    chicncait Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] we moved the hawk like 20 or 30 minutes away from my house do, think it will come back?
     
  4. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    If it comes back then you should call a raptor rehab.
     
  5. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Hoe did you catch him? [​IMG]
     
  6. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, please tell us....how did you catch the chicken hawk???
     
  7. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

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    Quote:It sounds like you and your family were trying to save your chickens and still do right by the hawk! That is commendable.

    Just be aware that capturing and transporting a hawk in the USA without a permit could get your family in trouble. Please be careful!

    Many hawks have a range of 20+ miles in a day, and more if food is scarce. There are also hawks migrating right now. It's very hard to say if it will come back or not.
     
  8. chicncait

    chicncait Out Of The Brooder

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    My dad called someone to put him in a box and move him.
    p.s. moetrout sonds very familiar...
    are you my computer teacher? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2011
  9. chicncait

    chicncait Out Of The Brooder

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