It' that time again

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by bakerjw, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a reminder to keep your guard up. Momma coons are getting ready to start birthing and teaching their younguns the ways of chicken thieving. I had to put a hen down recently from a raccoon getting a hold of her. I suspected that it was a large male and sure enough he met his maker last Friday morning.

    So check those fences and coops and keep the flocks safe.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Good advice! Thanks for the reminder, JW.
     
  3. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes indeed. I've had a huge one hanging around my coop for the last month. Going to get a different trap tonight, as the box traps clearly aren't working and it's picked off at least three of my birds. 'Tis that time of year, I guess.
     
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    christineavatar Chillin' With My Peeps

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