Foxy INDEED

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by aliskeeper, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. aliskeeper

    aliskeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been reading on predators for some time now..have delt with Opossun..Hawks.. squirrels...and now the FOX.....RED to be exact....in one night I had 12.... 6 month old L. Orpington snatched right out of a dog kennel..... not 45 feet from my open screen door....All the articles I've read and people I've talked to all say not one varment takes more than 1 maybe 2 a night...I am here to tell you that they took 12 from one little crawl space.....unbeleivable.....needless to say the Fox was back the next night [​IMG]

    So never underestimate them..............................
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Sorry to hear about your loss! I wouldn't rest until Mr. Fox was history!
     
  3. aliskeeper

    aliskeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I'm allmost over the shock..the fox was captured the very next night and relocated across 2 rivers and many many miles away.
     
  4. aliskeeper

    aliskeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I'm allmost over the shock..the fox was captured the very next night and relocated across 2 rivers and many many miles away.
     
  5. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to disagree with the relocating. He now maybe another chicken keepers problem.

    A fox will kill many, bury for later dining.
     
  6. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

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    NEVER relocate... all that does is dump your problem (and now trap wise) predator onto someone else!
     
  7. aliskeeper

    aliskeeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry yall...But its illegal to shoot them where I live..:)
     
  8. JackE

    JackE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nobody says you have to broadcast what you do. That's why it's called the S.S.S. method. Shoot, Shovel, Shutup.
     
  9. Teery

    Teery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I read there are several different sub species of Fox here in California. All but the red fox that was introduced in California is on the endangered / threatened species list. If a non-native red fox is trapped, the DFG will dispatch it, All others are relocated.
     
  10. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

     

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