I found all four of my ducks dead in the coop

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dmashchickens, May 26, 2016.

  1. dmashchickens

    dmashchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG]Please help me identify what killed my babies!! I can in my coop this morning to let my chickens out and place our ducks in the run, as usual, and found them all dead! Two missing their heads and holes in the ground. Feathers even outside the coop. They were in a separate enclosure from our hens, but how can I keep whatever the monster is form attacking my hens next??? Graphic pictures enclosed.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2016
  2. abelardo

    abelardo Just Hatched

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    I think it is a raccoon because they rip the heads off.[​IMG]. I am sorry that you lost your babies I know how it feels
     
  3. abelardo

    abelardo Just Hatched

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    is your coop secure?
     
  4. abelardo

    abelardo Just Hatched

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    send more pics of the crime scene
     
  5. dmashchickens

    dmashchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    It's a weasel!! He's still in my coop!!
     
  6. jennyf

    jennyf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you get him??!! I'm so sorry for your loss...
     
  7. abelardo

    abelardo Just Hatched

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    shoot it
    and take a pic please to see the culprit
     
  8. dmashchickens

    dmashchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't get to him!!!! He's behind two walls...can I trap it somehow?
     
  9. abelardo

    abelardo Just Hatched

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    kick it [​IMG]
     
  10. abelardo

    abelardo Just Hatched

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    or get something to catch it
     

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