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My awesome mice eating chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JerseyFresh, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. JerseyFresh

    JerseyFresh Songster

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    I've read about this before but never really pictured my girls doing this. Until they actually did.
    I was out there trying to take a picture of the two cockerels I need to find homes for when they started making sounds I'd never heard before. It was kinda creepy and they were all huddled together near the fence. Then all of a sudden one of them runs off with a mouse. Then they played keep away for 20 minutes before actually eating it.

    I really like having chickens.

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  2. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Songster

    Aug 15, 2011
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    mine always try and catch them, but dont seem to get them completely. though i suppose they do behind that scenes! thats some mice less too!
     
  3. Blooming chicks

    Blooming chicks Songster

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    My chickens are better mice hunters than my cat.
     
  4. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Songster

    Aug 15, 2011
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    Quote:i can esily believe that![​IMG]
     
  5. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    I always feel so bad for the one that caught it cause she never get's to keep her prize!! [​IMG]
     

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