dont eat my chickens or i will shoot you! (pic)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by browning6, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This bobcat decided he couldn't pass up coming into my chicken coop a little after dark. I typically have it locked within a half hour of dusk. But that night I got home late. When i went to lock up I found a pile of feathers and some blood. I looked around with a flashlight but couldn't find anything.
    I thought to myself, i bet whatever it is will come back tomorrow. So i sat on the top of my coop for the last 30 minutes of light and sure enough. The enticing flavor of chicken cost this cat his life.

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    My neighbor had actually seen this bobcat less than a year ago. It got a duck and chicken of his. So i was prepared knowing it was probably the same predator.

    And now he will be mounted on my wall.
     
  2. Macamania

    Macamania Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol, that's good stuff. Good job sniping him
     
  3. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. He was a repeat offender. But he was so pretty with the spots so defined that my wife said i could get him mounted.
     
  4. myfarm4579

    myfarm4579 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job. What a beautiful cat:)
     
  5. RonP

    RonP Chillin' With My Peeps

    What did you use to get him?
     
  6. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just had my .22. The taxidermist said that i hit him right about at the ear. He said his skull was destroyed and in peices. He stopped at about 35 yards and gave me a standing shot so it wasnt all that hard of a shot.
     
  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Congratulations
     
  8. RonP

    RonP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nice...what ammo?

    I'm currently restoring a 1956 Remington 514 that was a gift from a personal friend just prior to his passing.

    Learning a lot about gunsmithing in the process, and acquired a bit of subsonic CCI ammo to re break in the gun.

    I have several other models to restore, started with the simplest and least expensive.

    Really enjoying it.
     
  9. browning6

    browning6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was just a CCI hollow point round that I had on hand. I like to shoot the hollow points so they don't go through the animal and kill someone a half mile over.
     
  10. RonP

    RonP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very good to know.

    Thanks!
     

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