Egg hiding dog

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Royd, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. Royd

    Royd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an Austrailian Cattle Dog, Jewel. I guess, due to her desert nature, she's not a hole digger, she's a cave digger.
    She's got a really nice den, under the mobile home, and the chickens, find the surrounding dirt, cool, and one hen likes the den, as a nest.....Just now, I walked around the house to check the hole, and saw the dog sneaking, quickly, out from under the house. You know the body language.
    I glanced into the den. No egg..As I come back around the house, I see Jewel, covering something up, with her nose. It's her habit to bury things, for later use.
    I walk over to the spot, and uncover a perfect egg....I wonder how many others are buried, around the yard.
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2009
  2. Koolduck

    Koolduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Here I am worried that my dogs will eventually "just nibbling Mom really" my chickens...could be worse! Best of luck!
     
  3. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    [​IMG] now you have to really hunt for eggs...My Malamute is the same (has not been able to get an egg though)...she will bury and stash about anything, including her toys, for later use...
     
  4. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    How sweet that she sees them as valuable [​IMG]

    Now she just has to learn that they are YOURS. Silly girl!
     
  5. Royd

    Royd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I actually thought about training her, to fetch them, for me. Wouldn't that be a hoot?
     
  6. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Quote:I actually thought about training her, to fetch them, for me. Wouldn't that be a hoot?

    If you do....we want video! [​IMG]
     

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