Live and Let Live or Die?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by GooseyMcGee, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. GooseyMcGee

    GooseyMcGee Out Of The Brooder

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    We recently had a raccoon brutally kill one of my pet geese. He didn't even eat the whole goose! We had two geese and we loved them very much. I kind of think it's okay because it's just nature being nature. Then again I nature crossed the line. We are going to trap it. I'm sure what I will after that.

    Actually I hope a coyotes eats him.


    How do people 'round feel about taking revenge on a predator?
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:The raccoon was only doing what he was born to do. You have to make sure your animals are protected 100%.... but you know what? It happens that a predator can still penetrate the strongest structures or watchful eyes. It did to me 3 weeks ago-never found out what did it either-14 hens gone...I trap year round for the most part and I don't feel one bit guilty-neither should you. I get them BEFORE they get mine:) Sorry about your goose.....
     
  3. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I do what I was born to do. Have a family with the trapping that go with it, and protect everything put in my charge. It's simple and it's not mean, anything to harms me or mine, dies. Then I dig a hole and bury it. That's just the way handle it, cute or not.
     
  4. brownysfp

    brownysfp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ole Rooster sums it up...anything goes after mine gets it. Got ticked off on a French forum muttering about killing the next jerk buzzard I lay my hands on. Seems they're a protected species here. Just wonder what Gauloise-puffing urbanite thought that was a fine idea. Not that it cuts any ice in the countryside: what gun, what buzzard.
     
  5. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got the same treatment once on a Pigeon forum for suggesting the use of rat traps and/or poison. I mean, I'd rather get them before they get my birds. There is nothing wrong with getting rid of that raccoon. I certainly wuld [​IMG]
     
  6. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:why call it revenge..?the animal is doing what it's suppose to do... you, are suppose to look after your animals.... no emotion should be attached to the actions...
     

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