Fox Brought me a Squirrel??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by tp70731, May 26, 2012.

  1. tp70731

    tp70731 In the Brooder

    Dec 21, 2011
    Potomac Md
    My Coop
    We have had a fox hunt our chickens occasionally for the past few months and it took 15 just last week. We finally put up an electric fence and it has greatly helped with our problem. Today, we came inside the house, and 20 minutes later when we went out we found that there was half of a squirrel just left right on our front steps. I'm not sure if it was a fox, but I'm curious as to why there would be only half a squirrel left behind (the back end) and the other end gone. Is the fox calling a truce? If anyone has any thoughts or insight, please let me know!
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Regardless of what happened, you can bet that the fox is NOT calling a truce.
  3. BrandoMan

    BrandoMan In the Brooder

    May 30, 2011
    Prewitt, NM USA
    Sounds more like u have a cat thats bringing u presents. I have had pet cats who would bring back half ate critters. Not fun when ur chillin on the couch and ur kitty jumps on ur lap and drops a birds head on ur lap.

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