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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Righteous Rstr, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. Righteous Rstr

    Righteous Rstr In the Brooder

    Jul 9, 2013
    Osteen Florida
    Get this! I called fish and game 2p yesterday, expressed my concern about being the
    only food source for 2 sq.miles. 10a this morning a pleasant FL.F&G "bear cop"shows
    up to assess the situation . Takes a real good look around 18 acres or so, returns to
    the back porch and says your pups a keeper !! It appears no blood was shed but the
    sand is flat and undisturbed due to daily rain except where the dog found the intruder
    and apparently kept him occupied by antagonizing him for a good long while at the one
    spot bear and dog tracks meet ! "He very much doubts" the bear will be back ,yay.
    If he does take up residence near here having notified the incident and abundance of
    livestock including all the beef and horses in the immediate area they will bring out a
    trailer mounted "Yogi-trap. My life seems to be stranger than fiction at times ! Take a
    whirl and look at the dozen or so pix in my profile or thread"Old school remedies,tried
    and true", possibly "Dry method for my 300 egg commercial incubator,AMAZING !" .
    Somewhere in there is an accurate depiction of how small "Lil Bill" really is, 42lbs .
    If that doesn't remind you of David and Goliath you should bone up on your reading .
    ALSO; you ought to give Billy an ovation for bravery in defense of fowl ,I went and
    got him big greasy hamburger so at least give up an "atta-boy" for a rare example
    of a chicken champion !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! His breed usually are notorious as "Cotton pickin
    chicken killen' dogs. He has totally won me over as trust worthy, that's a stretch for
    me. I can say that honestly as we swore off the breed 6 yrs ago ! RR

  2. Like they say, "it ain't the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.that matters.

    Anyway, I don't know of a single dog breed that can pick up a grown bear by the scruff of the neck and shake him like a rat. Fortunately the bear doesn't know that.
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  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Well around these woods bear hunters have been known to use Treeing Feists to wrangle with bears. I call the Treeing Feist a red-neck chihuahua because they ain't over 12 lbs, got tiny string bean legs, bug eyes, and usually whip like tail. I've seen a pack of these tiny little terrors send a bear in a tree. I guess that's why folks call them Treeing Feists.

    AND...if Fish and Game comes snooping about claiming you are using dogs to bait a bear......all you have to do is point at the 'chihuahua-mix' and say: Does that look like a bear dog to you? [​IMG]
  4. Righteous Rstr

    Righteous Rstr In the Brooder

    Jul 9, 2013
    Osteen Florida
    Now that's genuinely some funny stuff,my mind has a vivid picture and it's hilarious!!!!!!!!

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