Hawk Attack

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by P-Funk, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. P-Funk

    P-Funk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As I turned off the vacuum today I heard a comotion outside. When I opened the door my 5 'big' girls where cowering in the garden with the puppy. I look up to see a huge bird chewing on one of the 3 month olds. I scared it off, but it was too late. It had to be a hawk, but i've never sen one around here, ever. My question is why can I only find one body? There are only black feathers, no gold ones from the EE.
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2011
  2. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    I'm sorry to hear about your loss. I would bet that your EE is hiding somewhere. I hope you find her tonight!
     
  3. P-Funk

    P-Funk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're absolutely right. She came from nowhere along with her 'sister' just as the sun set. What a day. It makes me sick to my stomach to bury a pet, but it could have been a lot worse. They won't be free ranging alone (or with the 'guard' dog) for a while.
     
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    I am so sorry. Hawks are my most successful predators, so I feel your pain. I'm glad you were able to find the others.
     

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