Help me ID this KILLER (Print pictures)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Teresaann24, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I lost one of my Calico silkie roosters lastnight it pulled him through the pen don't know why he was in his pen and not inside.


    Also this thing tried to get inside my feed can and left its paws all over it. Is it a Coon?


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  2. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sure looks Coon-ish. This is WAR!
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Oh yes...Trap going out tonight any good suggestions on bait? I thought dog food and marshmellows?
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Quote:That could work, I use peanut butter for my trap.
     
  5. Buschie's dozen

    Buschie's dozen Out Of The Brooder

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    =coon positive ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Trap---marshmallows-tuna- mix works well.
     
  6. sallihennipenni

    sallihennipenni Out Of The Brooder

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    If you're using a live trap, I'd suggest putting peanut butter on both sides of a piece of bread. Maybe add some "goodies" to that, like tuna fish, etc.... But the peanut butter makes the culprit have to work on getting the plate licked clean and in so doing, they're more likely to trip the trap. Good luck! Racoons are very smart. We've also had to place the trap so that they can't reach in from the sides and get the food.....which they'll do. They're that smart!!
     
  7. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Ok peanut butter sounds good...Maybe a peanut butter marshmellow dog food sandwitch...I thought about covering the back so it can't reach in to pull it through.
     
  8. HenPenny

    HenPenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eggs are the best bait for coons
     
  9. rhode island red king

    rhode island red king Out Of The Brooder

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    i have always used a kit kat candy bar to catch coons it works pretty good
     
  10. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    thank you guys for letting me know what to put in the trap I used peanut butter and dog food and marshmellows.

    Here it is...
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