A weasel keeps getting into my RIR coop and eating eggs. A few months back (at around 1:30 in the morning) it tried to carry off one of my young birds from the same coop. Luckily, I was awake and on the back porch when it happened. I had enough time to grab a light and go see what was up. I ran the weasel off, put the bird on the roost and woke my dad up to let him know what had happened.My SIL owns 2 ferrets and that was the first thing that came to mind. My dad said it was a weasel and that he hadn't seen one in the area for years (though they certainly never left), but didn't doubt that they had stuck around. We haven't had a problem with weasels in the 10 years that we've owned game chickens, but for some reason it decided to show up now. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can repel it until we can more fencing to keep it from getting in? I plan on trapping it as my SIL has decided that it looks too much like her ferrets and she would prefer I didn't kill it. It hasn't killed any birds yet, so I don't see a need to. I do the same with snakes. If it kills a bird, it dies for the safety of the others. If it doesn't, we remove it from the area.