Lost two birds and I'm not sure what animals did this. Please help so I can protect my flock

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by hholzschu, Jul 18, 2017.

  1. hholzschu

    hholzschu Chirping

    May 23, 2012
    Lost two chickens out of the front yard yesterday. It was around dusk but still light out. I found feathers from whatever animal it was in multiple piles but the feathers were from the birds in the coop the two birds missing are my silver laced polish a really small bird and my rooster. Now what's weird is the feathers are not from them but from the other birds and they appear fine. Also I have a hurt duck that is limping but I think she might have pulled something as she has full movement of her leg so she's in a cage right now to give her some space. The birds were free range and just outside the front door maybe a hundred yards from the house. Any clue on what animals might have done this.
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Crowing

    Jan 14, 2012
    Conway SC
    In my area-----Fox, bobcat, coyote, Hawk, owl, etc?
  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop

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