Talking to a co-worker, he warned me about all the predators that will go after chickens- foxes, raccoons, skunks, possums, hawks, owls. Something a few days ago dragged a bag of trash around our property at night and I don't know what that was, but what I do know we have is a beaver in our creek, which I have been fortunate to see twice during the day. It's about 2 ft long excluding the tail length, which seems pretty big, and since we don't see any problems with having it yet, I think it's pretty cool that we have a beaver. So do any of you have experience with beavers killing your chickens? It's really convenient to be able to ask so many people with chicken experience in one place.