Mink

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chikkaboomboom, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. chikkaboomboom

    chikkaboomboom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello all, looked out at the coop yesterday and saw my girls running a little strange, then saw a small dark brown thing chasing them, got the 22, missed it 3 times..lol.
    My husband laughed his butt off at that, hey its hard hitting a small very fast object! Then let my dog out after it she did the snap shake stun thing, I finished it off with a rake handle, I am making fingerless gloves out of it [​IMG].
    Chickens all seem fine a bit scared to come out of the coop but otherwise I got there in time, we live near a huge game reserve so we get all kinds of fun things.. By the way I broke my ankle last week had to chase it around on one foot.lol.
    I am very relieved I got it in time. I think I'll do some preemptive
    trapping around the property now, this one was very young and not very bright.
     
  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Good for you! Set the traps, and keep them set! There will be more coming!
     
  3. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Set the traps and remember - they are smart - and can get thru the smallest holes - they say the size of a hot dog - or circumfrence- and they remember - now they know the chickens are there - it will sadly come back. Lost many one time to a sneaky mink
     
  4. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She is making gloves out of it, I don't think it will be back. [​IMG]

    Nice work saving the chickens!
     
  5. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:She is making gloves out of it, I don't think it will be back. [​IMG]

    Nice work saving the chickens!

    That one won't be back, but it's kin folk will! [​IMG]
     
  6. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good for you. Turn his brothers and sisters into a coat for me. [​IMG] Sorry but I had to chuckle at your imagery. shooting a 22 and hopping around on one foot. LOL... beautiful!
     
  7. chikkaboomboom

    chikkaboomboom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am blaming the ankle for my bad shots..LOL [​IMG]
     
  8. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I am blaming the ankle for my bad shots..LOL [​IMG]

    well, yeeaaaa! what else could it be?? [​IMG]
     

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