Fox trouble

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kitty928, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. kitty928

    kitty928 Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you get rid of a fox without a steel trap? My cats go outside and my guineas free range so I cannot leave a trap of that nature lying about.
     
  2. MelissaTXRn

    MelissaTXRn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A shotgun loaded with a slug!
     
  3. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Or buckshot
     
  4. thomasboyle

    thomasboyle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the same issue, foxes snagging ducks and guineas, and my cats and dogs around so lethal traps weren't an option. I fenced in the yard with electric net fence, and bought a large cage trap. No luck in trapping him, but the electric fence has greatly reduced my losses. I lost a rooster last week, but as far as I can tell, he flew over the fence to go after the fox, and paid for it with his life. As long as the birds stay in the fence, they are protected.
     

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