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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by guest21, May 6, 2016.

  1. guest21

    guest21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Help! I just lost 3 out of 5 chicks! what could have gotten them? There were two left that seemed fine. No feathers or anything lying around. Would a hawk take 3 birds ar once? They are about 3 months old so they weren't tiny. I have an aprox 6 foot tall fence so they didnt just escape.
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  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cats, Hawks, Eagles, Raccoon, predators are everywhere...
     
  3. guest21

    guest21 Out Of The Brooder

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    This was during the day. Also we don't have many raccoons in this part of Alberta. I've actually never seen one.
     
  4. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry for your loss. Many critters can climb your fence, and hawk can fly in the run. It would be best to reinforce your run before getting more birds. Weasels can walk through the wire too. Mary
     

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