Difference between a fox and a 'possum kill?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by TammyTX, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. TammyTX

    TammyTX Overrun With Chickens

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    I had several chickens eaten from the vent inward plus some of the meaty parts eaten. All guts were gone. Most were dragged away from the coop. All happened around 2am - 5am.

    Does this sound like a fox or possum?

    .....we trapped a possum outside the coop last night. But can or will a possum drag the chicken 30 foot outside the coop?
     
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:A largeish skunk can
     
  3. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Between the two you named, the possum is the guilty party.
     
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  4. littleoak

    littleoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possom.
     
  5. TammyTX

    TammyTX Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the input.

    hmmm. The possum that we trapped didn't seem capable. Shows what I know about them! [​IMG]

    We are going to still keep the trap out for a while, just in case there are more.
     

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