Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by sparkles2307, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    My neighbor got ducks and Guineas the same time as I got my ducks... so they were roughly 8 months old...she told me on Saturday that something got into the barn and ripped ALL of their heads off but left the bodies...??? We all live in the middle of nowhere and there is not really any possibility of humans having a hand in this... what would decapitate them and not take the meat????
  2. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    Raccoons. They did that to me too. They like brains apparently. Horrible pests.
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Oh well thats just nasty...! Good thing we shoot every raccoon we see around our place and the dogs take care of the rest! I will tell her thats prolly what did it.
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Raccoons...sorry for your losses.
  5. ruby

    ruby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2008
    Gold Hill, Alabama
    weasels and minks do it too! You might want to check for small holes.
  6. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Last edited: Jul 20, 2011
  7. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    i'd say it was a mink. [​IMG]

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