i lost two chicks to an unknown predator

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by stone_family3, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel awful. RIP Violet and Ingrid, you little guys were a blast in a half.
     
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  2. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aw, sorry to hear [​IMG] any more details you could give? maybe we can help figure out what happened. typically though i blame raccoons.
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems they squeezed under the coop door, which is an old shed. Seems they got one out with out any problem but the other chick was shredded.
     
  4. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm gonna stick with raccoons, then. and they'll be back. get some 1/4" hardware cloth framed up under that gap by tonight, or something. good luck. seeing them get torn to pieces is always especially hard... i lost two chicks once to coons that tore them through chicken wire. horrible.
     

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