help? im very puzzled....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by animalloverabh, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    .. this morning there was my silkie sitting on some duck eggs and peacock eggs, i just went up there to check on them and hen and eggs where gone! i see fethers everywhere but no broken eggshell... [​IMG]

    a similar thing happened a couple of weeks back, 5 of my hens disappeared - 2 silkies and 3 RIRS. 2 of my silkies disappeared as well [​IMG] there was feathers all over

    what could be taking them? how can i prevent this? and wouldn't there be some broken eggs? all 15 eggs went? no animal could surely take this many in one go..could they? well no animal in england at least

    EDIT- there was also some feathers in the duck pen.. no missing ducks...just feathers?
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2010
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I would post your question over on the predators forum. My inexperienced guess based on what I have read and heard is foxes.

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