It disappeared

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lilliesanchicks, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. lilliesanchicks

    lilliesanchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just before dark I turned the chicks heat light back on in the outside brooder. Checked this morning and one is gone. [​IMG]All I can think is it was a snake nothing was knocked over or disturbed at all.
    Poor little EE chick [​IMG]
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] What is your brooder? Can you get it predator proofed today? If it was a snake it will be back for more.
     
  3. lilliesanchicks

    lilliesanchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is an old rabbit hutch I will make it so nothing can get in. I was more worried about raccoons is why I had it at the back of the house and not behind the shop. We do have a huge black snake that hangs around. I am sure that is the culprit.
     
  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only predator I've had to deal with so far was a large black snake but I took care of that issue. Good luck and I hope you don't lose anymore!
     

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