Looking for tracks (if any)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by joebryant, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    We have snow on the ground now and have had for two days. I'm not letting my chickens out of the run because I want to look around for a couple of days to see if I see tracks of anything nosing around. So far, so good... nothing.

  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    the only tracks we have seen in our snow are that of a stray cat-we know its the neighbors cat but they wont admit it as it is everywhere=never touched a chicken-in fact Ive seen it eating out of the chicken treat bowls when I bring down warm food-she will sit infront og their barn door because it must give off more heat than is outside-Ive never seen her go inside though-the nasty predators tracks of foxes-raccoons-cyotes have dissppeared now that Winter is here-for now!
  3. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Songster

    Feb 11, 2010
    Bat Cave, NC
    [​IMG] the only tracks I wanna see are the ones headed into the trap that stays set 365 days a yr

    No snow yet, just sleet~~with a forecast of snow for the next 2 days
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Quote:we do have traps and mostly catch that black cat! have gotten pleny of skunks and raccoons though! There are so many more predators here than the deer cam actually photo'd!
  5. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Songster

    Mar 21, 2010
    Quote:Joe, when I read your post, I laughed out loud. I thought of the Winnie the Pooh movie where they where following tracks and the tracks got more numerous. They were walking around in circles....

    Not that you would do that, though, and I know you are serious. The only tracks we have are of the neighbor's cat, thankfully.

    Good advice, thanks for sharing.
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2010

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