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Fox versus squirrel. Oh no

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by scooter147, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2008
    I'm sitting on my patio yesterday just enjoying the day.
    The squirrels are having a good ole time in the pecan tree now that the pecans are "out".
    There was one on the ground munching away when all of the sudden out of the common ground came a fox grabbed that squirrel before the squirrel knew if was there and disappeared into the brush quick as you please.
    First fox I've seen in the 16 years I've lived here.
    So of course now I am concerned about my chickens. The chickens are in there run during the day but doesn't mean he can't dig under.
    I guess my lab/chow mix will have to spend her days outside until I can trap him.
  2. Schroeder

    Schroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 9, 2008
    Central Indiana
    My Coop
    Before I became a chicken owner, that would have been very exciting to see. Now, I would share your concern.
  3. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC

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