Foxes have moved in!!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kiz1959, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. kiz1959

    kiz1959 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've just had an awful shock. I was walking along the bank that runs between the main road and my garden wall and I found a huge mound of fresh earth with loads of tunnels round it. I went back with my Hubby just in time to see a fox running off. It looks like foxes have set up home six feet from my garden wall - I have four 10 week old chicks and two exbats in my coop and covered run on the other side of that wall. They normally run happily in their open run in my garden and have been for the past five years. I'm so worried, has my luck run out. Is there anything I can do to drive the foxes away [​IMG]
    Two of my chicks are cockerels which have just started to crow. The foxes are bound to hear them [​IMG]
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California! Sorry I've never had foxes nearby but I'm sure someone will have some good advise.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    You might try posting in the Predators and Pests section - good luck
     
  4. Extra Java

    Extra Java Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're having MAJOR predator problems right now. My front yard is covered in feathers, this means WAR!

    We're doing a steak out this weekend!

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  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] I hope you can get the foxes under control. Or better yet to leave all together.
     
  6. serama hen

    serama hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shotgun and a 6 pack wait till all of them come out or just call someone to do it
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  8. Extra Java

    Extra Java Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love it...going to try that out TONIGHT!

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  9. kiz1959

    kiz1959 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds like a plan to me :)
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    :goodpost: Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. I agree. :thumbsup
     

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