LOst my charcoal today

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by bandbaustin, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ugh, something got in and killed my charcoal male today. ATe his head off. Whatever it is also has wiped out 4 seramas and a small flock of chickens that were locked in a 2x4 welded wire pen. SO frustrated. Was thinking rats but now leaning towards weasel since it killed an adult peacock. Ugh
     
  2. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THE others have been over the last month.
     
  3. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BRUTAL! That totally sucks. I know what its like, I lost my first peach hen only a month before breeding season a few years back, and she wasn't cheap either....[​IMG]
     
  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry! [​IMG]

    I haven't lost any peafowl yet, that has to be devastating!
     
  5. frenchblackcopper

    frenchblackcopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brian,this the male you bought from Mt Hope?
     
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    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry to hear about your boy.[​IMG]
    It is so painful to lose them.
     
  7. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Randy, yeah that's the one, was so looking forward to breeding him this year. Working on building some weasel box traps. Hopefully that will stop the killing.
     
  8. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Traps may temporarily stop it but the only permanent way is to predator proof your coop & pens. That's why so many people prefer the 1/2" hardware cloth. So sorry to hear about your loss.
     
  9. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hardware cloth on a 30x 30 pen would be a bit pricey.
     
  10. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hardware cloth on a 30x 30 pen would be a bit pricey.
     

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