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Hawk in my chicken pen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by baldie, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
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  2. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    And he's showing off! How are your chickens?
     
  3. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    The chickens are fine...it didnt get to eat! [​IMG] Now to try and help it find its way out... its soo freaked out it cant seem to find its way..it keep on tryin to get out of the wire.
     
  4. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    Ct.
    one word: Yikes!!
     
  5. KCchickens

    KCchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! Time for so re-hawk proofing the pen!
    Did he get ok?..... And are the chickies ok!?
     
  6. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
    Panama City ,Florida
    use a net or a towel to throw over it. watch out for the beak and feet.
     
  7. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
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  8. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Quote:it got in through the pen door that was only open wide enough for the chickens to get in and out...I have no idea how it manuevered itself in...must have been reaaaaallly hungry
     
  9. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Quote:Lol...easier said than done...I am NOT touching it...I have seen the damage they can do...I am good with that..I am gonna dig out the door so it will open all the way and hope it works its way out. If it wasnt illegal...I would build a new a pen and leave it in there forever..its sooo beautiful when its NOT eating my chickens! [​IMG]
     
  10. JennyDillyAnna

    JennyDillyAnna Out Of The Brooder

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    As long as your chickens are legal and your are in the city, can you call animal control? They have those special sticks with the grabbers. Then you don't have to get close, just grab a foot.

    Scary. Glad that the chickens are safe.
     

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