@#$**& mountain lion

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by simplysophie, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. simplysophie

    simplysophie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mountain lion killed two of our four black australorps. Hagrid is standing guard by the dead ones....... and buttons my favorite and a special needs chicken is missing along with two others. I want buttons to come back..... any idea where they other ones might be?
     
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  2. simplysophie

    simplysophie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 found dead, buttons and the remaining black australorp came back!
     
  3. Shireshome

    Shireshome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad to hear you got your hens back, sounds like you need some major electric fencing up, quick!
     
  4. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Big Gun!! If I had children & this cat killed any of my livestock. We call it protecting yourself & your animals where I live.
     
  5. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think it's illegal to shoot a mountain lion, better check with Fish and Game before getting a huge fine.
     
  6. NYboy

    NYboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad Buttons made it home!!!!Be carefull.
     
  7. Sorry to here about you chickens. I can sympathize. Although, I have never had a mountain lion get to any of my chickens.

    Mountain lions are certainly around here but I just never see them. Although a few years ago one mountain lion attacked one guy (a man on a bike trail) and bit another jogger (lady on the same trail) right out side of San Diego. They are stealthy. If my memory serves me well I think they found the lion at night using heat detection and shot it.
     
  8. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tracy........runnin faster than 70 on the interstate is illegal also and I still see it every day. So does it really matter? It's even against to law to text and drive here. Does anybody care? Don't seem like it.

    For your sake I pray a ML doesn't get after a child of yours. You aren't allowed to help your own child. What a disaster that would be.
     
  9. Mike Winters

    Mike Winters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SSS and dont brag about killing it. a ML will be more then happy to eat a kid or all ur other pet if they think they have a chance.
     
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  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Ever since I put an electric fence up around my birds nothing has gotten them. I have heard critters touch the wire and I can guarantee they don't come back for more.
     

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