Hawks

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by BBB Becky, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. BBB Becky

    BBB Becky Out Of The Brooder

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    A Cooper's Hawk grabbed one of my Golden Comets today. A bit of trauma for everyone. Ugh
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry! Was the hen ok? I see them here sometimes and wonder if they could take one of my adult hens.
     
  3. BBB Becky

    BBB Becky Out Of The Brooder

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    It flew away with my hen. Ugh!!! I have six Golden Comets...well five now. They are six months old. I am all shook up feeling like the hawk is out there waiting. I have my Comets in the run (covered) now. Does anyone think roosters help for warning and all.
     
  4. Bratsrt10

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    if you can get crows to hang around they will keep the hawks away.
     
  5. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My neighbor has had crows kill multiple chickens and chicks. They dont pack them off but they kill them on the ground
     
  6. Bratsrt10

    Bratsrt10 Out Of The Brooder

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    I feed the crows here peanuts,and my chickens will chase the crows away,havnt had one go after a chicken yet.
     
  7. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats good. She also had them pack off baby ducks this past spring! She had a terrible time with them this year
     
  8. Bratsrt10

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    What part of the country are you in.
     
  9. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    North idaho
     
  10. Bratsrt10

    Bratsrt10 Out Of The Brooder

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    That explains it,our southern crows are respectfull.
     

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