Hawk vs roosters score is a draw.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by MMPoultryFarms, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2010
    Okarche Oklahoma
    So yesterday a Very small red tail hawk actually landed into my hen house yard. Mind you I keep a Black austrelorp, Barred rock, and RiR roo in with my hens I have 90 hens. (and 5 guineas that got tired of being slaughtered by wildlife in this hen house. the guinea's jumped the fence to get in and havent left since.) So the rooster gives the warning call and the girls run inside. The BA and PBR both walked to the middle of the yard and flared up at the little hawk. they both looked like dino's the way they flared up. you could just tell that little red tail was thinkin "" Um wth did I get myself into."" he turned and flew out of there about as fast as he flew in that poor little hawk never looked back as it flew far away from my farm.
    Just thought I would share this silly story it was so funny to watch. at least the day didnt end with any deaths been pretty peaceful around here lately.
     
  2. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those Roos deserve a treat! How brave of them!
     
  3. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2010
    Okarche Oklahoma
    Quote:I treated them with a day of free ranging the farm and all the acres here and grapes [​IMG]
     
  4. ellieroo

    ellieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Years back i had a gang of five banty roos that formed an attack formation and advanced on a full size coopers hawk that had cornered a hen in a sagebrush. One on one no chance but the brothers never broke rank advanced as a five headed dragon [​IMG] and the coopers chose to fly rather than fight![​IMG]
     
  5. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Good job, gentlemen! Nice to see the boys are doing their job.

    Hmmm. I think I need to threaten my rooster with the stew pot again. He is next to useless.
     
  6. MMPoultryFarms

    MMPoultryFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2010
    Okarche Oklahoma
    Quote:LOL CMV just buy some of my roo's I only have about 35 left [​IMG]
     

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