Finally! That cat won't get anymore of our chickens

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by GuineaMama, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. GuineaMama

    GuineaMama Out Of The Brooder

    We caught this guy Saturday. He has tormented and taken at least 3 of our chickens, two within the last week, but no more.

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    Trap is set again hoping to catch his mate.
     
  2. wantbantams

    wantbantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    holy cow! Is that just a cat? What total jerks. I hate anything that wants to kill my babies. Way to be. I hope you catch the partner in crime before there is another loss.
     
  3. GuineaMama

    GuineaMama Out Of The Brooder

    It's a full sized bobcat. Measured 26 inches from ears to base of tail. We didn't weigh it, but he was heavy. Probably because he was full of chicken. It's been coming around for over a month now. But at least now he won't get anymore of my chickens.
     
  4. Justin Foss

    Justin Foss Out Of The Brooder

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    What sort of trap did you use? We have a lot of bobcats here in w wa.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Congrats to you! Once less chicken thief!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. GuineaMama

    GuineaMama Out Of The Brooder

    We have a large live trap. Once the cat was in the trap, a .22 does wonders.
    I used part of the chicken that the cat had gotten but didn't kill. The chicken was hurt bad enough to have to be put down so I figured it was justice to use it for bait to trap the thing that caused it to die.
     

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