FINALLY caught that mink!!! (pics)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by <3ChickenForever, May 10, 2011.

  1. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    We trapped that mink!! It killed 5 of our chickens and I'm so glad its dead!!

    Here's some pics!!

    Almost 2 feet long!
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    We cut his tail off and hung it in the coop.
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  2. ADozenGirlz

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    Yikes. How'd you trap him?
     
  3. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratz on finally getting your chicken killer.
     
  4. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make a little coat! [​IMG]
     
  5. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgive my ignorance, but what does hanging the tail in the coop do for you? Decoration or does it help repel other minks, or something else...?
     
  6. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    We kinda used the old kinda way you trap things. Like those snappers. but we put a tube before the trap and put sticks and stuff around it so the mink would go in the tube and it did and it got trapped!!
     
  7. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Lol I think they most they can make from that amount is a little beak warmer for a chicken [​IMG] hehe
     
  8. crawfordmama

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    Nice work! I've never actually seen a mink - I didn't realize they got that big. Sorry to hear about your chickens. One less predator hanging around your coop.
     
  9. <3ChickenForever

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    Quote:The smell keeps away mice and rodents and We didnt hang it in the hen house, the cage.
     
  10. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    <3ChickenForever :

    Quote:The smell keeps away mice and rodents and We didnt hang it in the hen house, the cage.

    Thanks! I figured there was a reason...​
     

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