DEAD Opossum

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by navychick, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. navychick

    navychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last night I heard a bump against our house, very odd. This morning when I woke up I saw a young dead opossum lying 5' from my back door under a bush, in the general area where I heard the bump. Our coop is about 20 yards away. What do you think would kill the opossum but leave the body out in the open?
     
  2. navychick

    navychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, whatever killed it only ate his head.
     
  3. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmm, I'm not sure what would target an opossum, maybe an owl? Or a coyote? A dog probably would have made some noise so I doubt it was a dog, unless it was a very stealthy one.
     
  4. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great Horned Owl
     
  5. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whatever is was got the possum before it could get your chickens.
     
  6. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is something else.
     
  7. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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