Missing Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by melonmikey, Oct 28, 2016.

  1. melonmikey

    melonmikey New Egg

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    My ducks are missing. They're kept in a fenced in area attached to my house. Hubby heard them this morning around 7:30a (he never looked at them though. Only heard them talking). When I went out a few hours later they're gone. There's a dug out spot under the fence. I wonder if a predator came in and killed them would they take all 4 without a trace?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Coyotes/foxes could dig under and take 4 ducks if there were more than one of the preds. i am so sorry you lost them all. How big was the dug out place?
     
  3. melonmikey

    melonmikey New Egg

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    Not a big enough dig out for coyote, I don't think. Would they take the entire bird, leaving nothing behind?
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Yes the grab and run off with the whole bird. Foxes too. Usually if a dog gets after ducks they just kill for sport unless starved.
     
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