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He's baaaaaack!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by my5hens, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. my5hens

    my5hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ugh that nasty hawk is back! He's a huge Cooper Hawk and he landed on my fence this afternoon and watched my girls (who where safe in their coop and run). Its too bad it was such a beautiful day and they were just about to enjoy some free time when I spotted him. [​IMG]
     
  2. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
    Southern Arizona
    Electric fencing across the top.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Electric fencing is only effective if they touch the "hot" wire AND something else connected to the ground at the same time.

    Unless the wires are very closely spaced, a hawk would just go between them.
    Netting of some sort would work a lot better

    Plus they already said the birds were "safe in the coop and run", so it sounds like it may already be covered
     

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