Fox - what is the best way to get rid of them?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Debi214, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. Debi214

    Debi214 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I have at least one and it is eating the feed. What can I do to get rid of them besides trapping? Any and all ideas are welcome!
     
  2. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What works for me is an electric fence and a Labrador. It is amazing how fast wildlife looses interest when they find an electric fence with a dog chaser.

    Mine is placed about 10 inches from the ground. The chickens have learned how to jump over or duck under it. When the fox found the fence the first time, he yipped...the dog took over from there. The fox has found easier prey elsewhere.
     
  3. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    an electric fence works wonders,when all else fails,a 20 gauge with magnum shells does the job,if your in an area where it can be done safely
     
  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Hot wire, hot wire and more hot wire...if that doesn't work, a shotgun [​IMG]
     
  5. critterluv

    critterluv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use Hot wire and Hot Lead..
     
  6. ROOSTER_ROO

    ROOSTER_ROO Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree with the above mentioned ......... hot lead followed by an even hotter Lab/pointer cross !!!! [​IMG] Good watchin too !
     
  7. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dogs..................[​IMG]
     
  8. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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    in the order of available... and I am repeating all of the above. A good dog, a good electric fence, a well placed shot to the head...... Trapping I'd do first, but if thats not an option............


    Although I have heard that urine from male homo sapiens will deter fox, I personally don't know. That is usually saved for my tomato patch.
     
  9. mikesbigroo

    mikesbigroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get an American Bulldog and a 12 Ga shot gun,, works for me
     

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