Crows Danger To Bantams?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by AccentOnHakes, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2009
    Is that true?
     
  2. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbor has free-range bantams and she never mentioned crows bothering them. We have a large resident population of crows.[​IMG]
     
  3. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE "my" crows -- they don't bother the bantams or the chickens, but they will gang up on a hawk in flight, pick it, harry it, attack it until it leaves the area. If it weren't for "my" crows, I'd probably have fewer chickens.
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    The crows run the hawks off or at least sound the alarm before the hawk even gets to my yard.

    I love the local crows.

    Matt
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2010
  5. ellieroo

    ellieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only time crows are a danger is with tiny chicks However watching the mother banty teach the crow what a really bad idea that is can really be entertaining![​IMG]
     
  6. Hillbilly Hank

    Hillbilly Hank New Egg

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    We had the crows alert us to a fox prowling in the brush wait for a stray hen to wander by.
     

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