Lost 1 of our favorites to ?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by froggie71, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Shamong, NJ
    My DS was having friends over so he went out to put our aggressive rooster in the run. That is when he saw chickens running around with something in their beaks which he at 1st thought was a string. Turns out to have been intestine and we found a wing and a leg and a pile of feathers. We realized this had been our little Spitzhauben. [​IMG] Just trying to figure out what would have gotten her leaving parts behind in the daytime. Haven't seen any sign of a predator, but I did think I smelled a skunk this morning. This just stinks. RIP Cruella.
     
  2. rrgrassi

    rrgrassi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 19, 2010
    Royse City
    Sounds like a hawk or other bird of prey.
     
  3. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Shamong, NJ
    Probably right. DH just saw a Coopers hawk flying low over the yard. Poor birds are stuck in the run for now I guess. [​IMG]
     

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