Lost One to a Predator

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by bigredfeather, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    Yorkshire, Ohio
    Got a call from home. DW and DD found a dead hen inside the run w/ no head and no insides. I haven't seen the carnige yet, but sounds like a raccoon or opossum. I have a six foot chain link fence for my run. I really need to get a GP. I have a co-worker that has one for sale, but don't have the funds to get it yet.

    I know there is little detail here, but does it sound like one of the predators I have mentioned above? I would think a hawk would eat the meat or even carry it away.
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I don't know what it is, but I've heard racoons and foxes like the organs.

    I'm so sorry for your loss.

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