missing Bantys

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by malley, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. malley

    malley Hatching

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    I have two Bantys missing. Just gone. Every morning the rooster would be at the backdoor wanting some food, the hen with him. This morning .....they weren't there. I cant find them anywhere, no feathers.. . They are around 10 months old. There is no sign of struggle.....help....what could have happened. They never go far from the house or barn. ...and we have a dog that sits with them. I'm so upset.
    the only new thing is we had a crane at the pond for two mornings. The first time it has been at our house. And the last. I have not seen it since the chickens are gone. What could get both at one time and not make a mess.....confused
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

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    Do you think a fox could have gotten them? So sorry for your losses![​IMG]
     
  3. malley

    malley Hatching

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    I don't know...I haven't seen a fox...it seems from other forums that may be what happened. Im so sad. I have 3 grandchildren so I have a small petting zoo. Now I'm so worried about my other animals. I have a mallard, goose, peacock and duck....The thing is I have a fallabella horse and two large horses and a miniature pygmy goat. in the same area........I just hate this...I really miss the birds and all their noise!
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

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    I bet! I miss my birds when I'm not home! So sorry![​IMG]
     

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