Ok, well im thinking foxes I'm not sure, I didn't see it. It was either early morning when I took the kids to school or afternoon when I picked the kids up. I came home this afternoon to a pile of feathers on the driveway that I hadn't noticed earlier, at first because of the location I figured hawk. I did a head count and only 1 was missing, the 1 matching the feathers i found. Ok no big deal, we live in the country my chickens free range its a fact of life. When my husband got home shortly after we went to inspect. We found 3 different piles of black feather presumably all from the same missing hen, but as we continued around the house we found 2 other sets of feathers my lavender roosters and one of the speckled Sussex. Upon observation we could see that both where missing tail and hind feathers but both seemed ok so we left them be too check this evening. So I walked into the coop after dark to do a second head count and check the 2 I knew had missing feather. What a sight. The speckle was rear to the door her bare bum fully exposed and *graphic detail her hind gouged and vent half detached.* unfortunately we are leaving on vacation Friday with my father in law watching the animals for the week so Im not about to put health care on his plate too. Anyways I got my husband to help me check the roost who was perched higher, and cull the hen. Fortunately the rooster only had a small bare patch of skin where he lost half his tail feathers. But sad to say we culled the hen because even if I could save her now with her injuries she would be to high of a risk for infections and complications. So 2 hens down thanks to a daring sneaky daytime fox. Probably wouldn't have happened if I left the dog out side but for a blood hound she's a big baby and hates the wind and the rain. She whines worse then the kids when the weather is bad. Sorry just venting.