Wow--that's was close! My son noticed a "big bird" down back sitting on the dog run component of our chicken enclosure. We have the coop going out into the run which then opens into the electrified pasture with poultry netting. We scared it off and then went to work using chicken wire to cover the run part, at least. No chickens lost yet--44 still there. 30 ran into the coop and 14 were hiding under a bush on the far side of the coop like statues. Any other good hawk deterrents besides covered run, hiding places for chickens, and CD's? I don't want the chickens to lose the freedom of being able to be pastured...but this hawk made me nervous--they're pretty big already but only 6-weeks old. Perfect hawk fodder Anyway, here's my happy chicks eating mash (meant for our crossbeak but they all go CRAZY over just feed and water!