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

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    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

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    In my area-----Fox, bobcat, coyote, Hawk, owl, etc?
     
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