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Is it possible that my turkey's killed a rat?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by oshwa, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. oshwa

    oshwa New Egg

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    They are not big, just slightly bigger than the 2 month chickens and they are the same age. Anyway, my sister said there was a dead rat in the run. Only the turkeys are out at night because my sister still puts her chickens back to "bed" I didn't see that rat, but she said like it could have been pecked in the neck, but there was no sign or torn skin, bleeding, or any other trauma. She just said it looked like the fur was pulled from the skin.[​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is your run covered? It's more likely a passing bird dropped it. An adult may be able to do that but not young ones. But who knows?
     
  3. oshwa

    oshwa New Egg

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    Yeah, the run is covered.
     

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