Dead coons on the road, funny first thought

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by annep, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. annep

    annep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen two dead coons here recently that got hit by cars, and my first thought when I saw each was...Good..One less coon to go after my chickens!
     
  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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  3. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I always say! [​IMG]
     
  4. sherylreno

    sherylreno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep - I've done it several times myself!
     
  5. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good riddance coonface...
     
  6. beardiemom

    beardiemom Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought it might be the reason why the chicken crossed the road.
     
  7. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can relate on the coons. I also had a fox problem all spring. Then one got hit on the road infront of my neighbor's house. My first thought was I hope that was the one that got my ducks & chickens! I think it was.
     
  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I think exactly the same thing when I see a dead raccoon hit by a car!

    A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned the dead doe on the side of the road to my real estate broker; it was directly below her property. She's a friend now, and she said, smiling, "Yes, she used to eat all my roses."
     
  9. chickendude

    chickendude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same thoughts also. But I also think one less rabid coon to attack my dog. Last fall we had a rabid coon on the front lawn that or lab tangled with. Long story short I shot the coon and the county tested it positive for rabies. So every dead coon is a good coon to me.
     
  10. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Normally if you see one there is 4-6 more of them
     

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