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Just the head?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by NewHopePoultry, May 10, 2009.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I am so upset right now, something just are the head & brains of one of my 2 week old ducklings.
    it also tired to take another one, but didnt for some reason. That duckling has bite marks on the back of the neck, but thats it.
    The one it killed is intact,but for the head, its kind-of missing and whats left is tore up.

    What could it of been?
    The ducklings were in a plastic tote and theres blood in and on it.

    I'm thinking raccoon.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I'm thinking you are right.

    Imp- sorry
     
  3. ChickenDogDuck

    ChickenDogDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Typical raccoon evidence. Owls will sometimes take a head after eating on the neck.

    Sorry for your loss.
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    They were inside a coop, so thats why I'm leaning towards a raccoon.
     
  5. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
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    Does sound like a raccoon. So sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  6. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks
     
  7. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Definitely a raccoon, they love brains.
     
  8. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    Quote:Lol now all I can invision is Zombie Racoons! Thanks Sparkles [​IMG]

    To the OP, I am sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  9. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Quote:Lol now all I can invision is Zombie Racoons! Thanks Sparkles [​IMG]

    To the OP, I am sorry for your loss [​IMG]

    Well! I am guessing thats why the darn things are so stinkin smart!!!!
     
  10. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    Quote:Lol now all I can invision is Zombie Racoons! Thanks Sparkles [​IMG]

    To the OP, I am sorry for your loss [​IMG]

    Well! I am guessing thats why the darn things are so stinkin smart!!!!

    OMG that is so true [​IMG] ! I never thought of that!! hehe...mean racoons and their "brain food" [​IMG]
     

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