Hawk or fox or other?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Hands On Dad, May 30, 2016.

  1. Hands On Dad

    Hands On Dad Out Of The Brooder

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    Lost 4/8 today. No blood, no bodies, just feathers. They were free ranging at the time. We have coons and hawks, but very very few foxes. The raccoons usually only come out at night. South Louisiana. Any ideas?
     
  2. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any dogs around?
     
  3. scrambled please

    scrambled please Out Of The Brooder

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    For me when hawks hit their are some feathers in one spot and one bird is gone, a fox seems to have the attach spot and if I look around I find more feathers scattered, foxes will take more than one bird, I've been told that's only when they have babies.
     
  4. Hands On Dad

    Hands On Dad Out Of The Brooder

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    On 9 acres. Only dogs are mine and they are inside dogs.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    No bodies.....fox(es) or coyote(s)...most birds of prey can't carry off a full sized chicken let alone 4 of them.
    Could be domestic dogs too.
     
  6. Hands On Dad

    Hands On Dad Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the responses guys. Looks like I have a fox to deal with.
     
  7. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, if you have a forest nearby, a Goshawk can take a chicken. They can take ducks too.
     

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