coyotes

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Diane8, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. Diane8

    Diane8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today my chickens were making a fuss and when I looked there was a coyote. Fortunately I got outside quickly and chased him away. The Brahma was missing but she turned up later. The leghorn was the one that was almost eaten. She lost a lot of tail feathers and some fluffy ones from her bottom. She seems okay. I guess I should assume either that coyote or another will be back for another try. I heard there is a den up the hill from me. I have to keep the birds inside tomorrow. Any suggestions about what to do about coyotes?
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You in the city?
     
  3. Diane8

    Diane8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Not the city, (nyc) Ulster County. I want the hunters to shoot the coyotes!!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You should get a 1500+ fps airgun and give them some lead. ;)
     
  5. Diane8

    Diane8 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd have a better chance hitting him with a shotgun
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Or a shotgun doesn't matter. Do you have a lisence to get a shotgun?
     
  7. Diane8

    Diane8 Out Of The Brooder

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    You don't need a license for a shogun or rifle. Even so, I've applied for one back in February or March. It's quick and easy to get a gun license.. ya think?
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Where do you live then?
     
  9. Diane8

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    New York State, ulster county, accord Where do you live besides the fields?
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Canada.
     

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