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Dang predators!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Witchgrass, Mar 11, 2017.

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  1. Witchgrass

    Witchgrass Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 18, 2016
    Bandera, Texas
    Over the last month, I've lost at least 8 chickens(including two sitting hens) to a hawk and either a fox or cat. They free range during the day and are locked up at night. Due to number of chickens, I can't keep them all locked up. During the week, I'm usually gone from daylight till dark so it's hard to watch then during the day. Ugh!!
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
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