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Joining the BYC from Ortonville, MI...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by HossMom, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. HossMom

    HossMom New Egg

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    ....Hi all! Looking for ways to deter a very determined coopers hawk. We're down 5 birds in the last 3 weeks. I have read quite a few of the threads, but I'm open to any and all suggestions.
     
  2. Gopher2son

    Gopher2son Out Of The Brooder

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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    You may have to pen your birds in a covered run for a while to discouraged the hawk.

    Be sure to stop by three Michigan thread and say hi, lots of nice folks there
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I'm so sorry to hear about your losses! Hawks are lovely, but they can be terrible for chicken owners. Have a look at this section:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/13/predators-and-pests

    I've seen quite a few threads on Hawks there, hopefully you'll find someone there has a solution for you.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, HossMom, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Sorry to hear about your hawk problem. Hope you can spook him off. Best of luck to you!
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. adrianis666

    adrianis666 New Egg

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    Hi there. I just moved to Ortonville Mi. Do you know what the city ordinances are here? or where to find them? I would like to start a chicken coop in the back yard and I need info... sorry that I don't know anything about hawks. :{ I wil let you know if I find out!
     

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