Hen lost

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by peepdaddy, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. peepdaddy

    peepdaddy Songster

    May 6, 2009
    Wolfe co.
    I don't free range. I do have 2 roosters, that I don't especially want, who I leave out. They've been running loose, day and night, for about 2 months. As I was feeding Tuesday a hen escaped. She has always been very flighty and frequently tried to escape. I couldn't catch her or lure her back into the run. I was hoping to catch her when she went to roost that night. I gave up and went into the house. About 2 hours later ( still daylight) all that was left was a pile of feathers, no blood etc. I don't know what got her. Maybe a hawk, dog, fox? What do all of you think?

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