Have you seen a roo attack a squirrel ? ?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by math ace, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    It sounds like my roo kicked some squirrel tail today!
    Ds says the roo let out a couple of growls and hop on the squirrel's back and sent the squirrel running up a tree.

    My roo is normally such a sweet boy that I was shocked to hear this . . .

    Have you ever heard of a roo attacking a squirrel ? ?
     
  2. caspernc

    caspernc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Squirls are such duffuses! I have seen them fall out of trees! I hope it gives you ROO his "I'm a RRRROOOO!" Boost!
     
  3. emarble

    emarble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Havent ever seen that as a matter of fact the neighborhood squirrels wander around with the birdsall the tim!!! Hmmm interesting
     
  4. chicknsnbiskits

    chicknsnbiskits Out Of The Brooder

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    I've seen my hens attack a squirrel, cat, any other bird who lands in the yard. Of course, I've also seen them huddle on top of their roof when a squirrel got "trapped" inside their coop. Poor silly critters...
     
  5. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let the kittens out for a day in the grass and I swear every turkey goose chicken I had wanted to eat them. Boy will those roles change someday.
     
  6. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I sure wish I could get my roosters to attack squirrels. The dang tree rats eat so much of their feed I had to pull the feeder out. They just wander through the rooster pen like there are no birds there at all.
     
  7. featherbaby

    featherbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You REALLY NEED TO GET THIS ON VIDEO!!!!! This would be a YouTube hit!!!!!!
     
  8. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen did once. A boy squirrel was chasing a girl squirrel up and down a tree. When the girl made a break for another tree, my hen flew over between the two and gave the boy what for! Told him off real good.

    Boy Squirrel: "Huh?"
    Hen: "Can't you see she don't want none of you? No you leave her alone and go climb back up your tree. Bok bok bok bok bok!"

    The same hen would also defend her chicks from butterflies. When she was chickless, she just ignored them.
     
  9. ssbs

    ssbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A.T. Hagan :

    I sure wish I could get my roosters to attack squirrels. The dang tree rats eat so much of their feed I had to pull the feeder out. They just wander through the rooster pen like there are no birds there at all.

    That's when you hunt them and feed them to your birds [​IMG]

    Quote:That's like "What are sisters for?, the roo's run me through the wringer. I'm just tryn to give that girl some rest free from that stupid boy"​
     
  10. Frannabelle

    Frannabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens are always chasing off the squirrels and chipmunks that are in their yard, but the wild bunny that feeds in their yard, they have no problem with.
     

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