Lizard in the nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by sunflowerbee, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. sunflowerbee

    sunflowerbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I came across a lizard in one of the nesting boxes. I couldn't catch it will it hurt my hens?
     
  2. Poticus

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    What type of lizard was it? If it was your run of the mill skink or green lizard, then it's harmless to eggs and chickens. It was probably eating flies.
     
  3. sunflowerbee

    sunflowerbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. sunflowerbee

    sunflowerbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I could see blue on his tail
     
  5. Poticus

    Poticus Just Hatched

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    Probably just a skink. Don't worry about it. They can't hurt your chickens. Im surprised your chickens don't eat him. I had a rooster that would catch them whenever he could.
     
  6. sunflowerbee

    sunflowerbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really. I thank you for the help Poticus I'm new to raising chickens but I love them. I have already lost one hen and my rooster. The neighbors cat [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow, your neighbor's cat killed your birds?
    That is horrible! Hopefully they recompensed you for it and are keeping the cat indoors now?
     
  8. carlf

    carlf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a little lizard, how could it harm your chickens?????

    I hope you filed a police complaint against your neighbor and got them to compensate you for your losses. They are liable.

    And set a cage trap from now on & take every cat you catch to the pound, whether it has a collar or not.
     
  9. sunflowerbee

    sunflowerbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't file a complaint but i did get rid of the cat
     
  10. carlf

    carlf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good, that one less loose house cat killing songbirds, (and chickens).
     

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