I love dh and trapping season! PICS

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by hinkjc, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    With lots of predators in PA, dh is always on top of the population to protect our chickens and wilds during trapping season.

    Here is a grey fox and a red fox from this week..

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    Check out this black coon from last season..

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    Jody
     
  2. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful Animals! Just not around you chickens!
     
  3. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    Nice. Does he stuff them his self?
     
  4. Bassleg

    Bassleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would make a hat to go with my black powder outfit.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thanks. No, he doesn't do the full body mounts, although he used to years ago. He only does european skull mounts now and send the furs to our taxidermist down the road. The gray fox is on her way there now. We only get random ones mounted and typically sell the pelts for trapping supplies and lures. One year he caught over 30 coons on our property. Needless to say, we close up every coop secure each and every night.

    Jody
     
  6. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
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    Yeah, I screwed up and accidently left one of my girls out in the run. I'm sure it was little contrary she never goes in when she's supposed too. Anyway, she got eaten by a fox. They are beautiful when they aren't tormenting the chickens. Tell your DH good job!
     
  7. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

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    hey jody, can i borrow your dh to trap the foxes here? [​IMG]
     
  8. jeepersjeep

    jeepersjeep New Egg

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    :)after you trap the whats the best way to kill'em without blowing a big chunk out of'em.
     
  9. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I sure hope we don't ever get fox here because I don't think my hubby could kill them [​IMG]. They are adorable and that makes them hard to kill...especially for us. BUT on the other hand...IF they were attacking my chickens I think we could do it.
     
  10. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
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    Good Job Charlie! Foxes are cute aren't they. Too bad they love to kill chickens.
     

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