Looking to deter fisher cats

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Londonderry Residents, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. Londonderry Residents

    Londonderry Residents New Egg

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    Aug 7, 2007
    We have a small chicken coop. Our chichens lay eggs and have become very close to us. We had a fisher that got an ill recovering chichen last year 6-06. We have had no sightings since. While we were on vacation the first week of 8-07 a fisher got into our small coop and removed two chickens and took the head off the other two. I am looking for ways to prevent fishers or any other animals getting into our coop. Any suuggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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  2. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    sorry 4 ur losses ,,, is there any way u can haev a radio playing in the coop or outside of it ?
     
  3. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    or set a ,have a hart trap up and catch him ?
     
  4. bobbieguyette

    bobbieguyette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is your coop set up?why im asking is for to look for holes in the coop they can sneak in the smallest of holes do you lock them in at night too? fishers are really sneaky critters I have them too and no have a heart trap will work they are too smart for that:barnie unfortunatly so im ok with them as long as they are not in there wired pen and locked up in the house we have a terrible time with racoons also look for small holes and then fill them in hope this helps:)
     

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