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He's baaaaaack!

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

  1. my5hens

    my5hens Chirping

    Jan 17, 2011
    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 Songster

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

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    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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