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hollowed out hen??!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by stephdownsouth, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. stephdownsouth

    stephdownsouth Out Of The Brooder

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    I found my Americauna dead today in the roost, entirely in tact except for her belly, which had been perfectly hollowed out! She has her head and both breasts. She was not dragged from the roost, but something ate her innards there. All other hens are alive. What could have done this?? Could it be cannibalism?
    ~ Stephanie
     
  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    It is 99.99% sure that a possum killed your hen.
     
  3. stephdownsouth

    stephdownsouth Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for getting back to me. I did some research and you're absolutely right. Time to re-enter super lock down mode at dusk.
     

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