"Mouser" Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RobsBaby324, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. RobsBaby324

    RobsBaby324 New Egg

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    I didn't know hens would catch mice until yesterday. My alpha hen, Lucy, was under the porch and caught a little gray mouse, slammed the little guy on a stump until he was limp, and then just swallowed him whole! It was the most amazing thing I've ever seen!
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Remember, chickens are just little fluffy dinosaurs (they are related to a T-Rex!).
     
  3. earthdance

    earthdance Out Of The Brooder

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    I have also had hens fight over dead mice when I throw them into the woods (pet snake rejects). But yes, they are modern day dinosaurs. They even sound like dinosaurs sometimes! (at least TV's version) [​IMG]
     
  4. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My roo is also a mouser...its amazing to watch! Actually is a bit brutal...but its a mouse and I hate mice!!!!
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  5. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We caught a mouse in a trap. I could've given that to my chickens? Mice don't carry disease? I would be worried if my chickens didn't eat all of it and the leftover parts I'd have to do something with.
     

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