Hawk attack!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by doubleatraining, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bad News: While I was outside this morning feeding my chickens and watering a hawk dove down to attack my Cornish Xs less than 10' from me!!!!

    Good News: I have strong pens and that hawk hit the side like a ton of bricks. Got off the ground and flew off with a 65lb German Shepherd hot on its tail!
     
  2. KarenP

    KarenP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hawks are my worst nightmare!!! I put my chickens in their coop as soon as i see one above!!!
     
  3. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    I hope the top of your pen is covered. Good work on the sides and having a dog nearby.
     
  4. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't worry my layers are in a tractor 24/7 and there is a roof. The meat chickens are in a pen off the ground and they are protected on all sides too.

    I just couldn't believe it attacked with me and the dog standing right there!
     

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