Dogs!! GRRRRR!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Lifetime chicken lover, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Lifetime chicken lover

    Lifetime chicken lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my mom (who lives next door), just brought home one of my Austrolorps alive but scared after being carried through the woods by her dog. When I brought her back to her flock, I realized that 2 more chickens are missing.
    I just spent the last 2 hours wandering the mosquito-plagued woods for my girls to no avail.
    Then, when I got home, my wonderful (previously nice chicken friend- loved to sit near the chickens peacefully) cat, Cosmo started chasing the chickens around the yard! darn dog taught him that this is a fun new activity.

    I'm sorry, I don't have a question. I just wanted to rant for a minute. Thanks for listening!
     
  2. Lifetime chicken lover

    Lifetime chicken lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update:
    Chickens came home unscathed. And from now on I will only allow supervised free-ranging.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    So, as I understand it, your mom's dog is a bird dog? Carried the chicken home without harming it? Wow.

    I do understand your frustration and your decision to free range with supervision.
     
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