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HAWK MIGRATION FOR FALL 2012 STARTING

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by centrarchid, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    As of this weekend I have noticed an increase in the number of fast fying hawks heading south before thermals startup. Patterns we grew accustomed to over summer in regards to hawk activities will no longer apply and many of the migrants will be young and more inclined to take risk. It is also time that Marek's disease will raise its ugly head in my flock. I think the small songbirds the hawks feed on mostly are the carriers.
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2012
  2. chickortreat

    chickortreat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw 5 hawks directly over the house while ago. They were up about 150', maybe a little higher. Long as they stay up there, all will be well.
     

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