My Chicken caught a mouse

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ozarslan, Dec 27, 2014.

  1. ozarslan

    ozarslan Out Of The Brooder

    74
    2
    43
    Nov 22, 2012
    [​IMG]
    There are 8-10 cats in my garden but my chicken more effective than cats :)
     
  2. Naser

    Naser Chillin' With My Peeps

    293
    75
    110
    Oct 29, 2014
    Ireland
    Do you put rat poison
     
  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

    6,322
    276
    306
    Jun 9, 2013
    Northern Virginia
    WOW! [​IMG]That's a great video![​IMG][​IMG]I've had my chickens kill a black snake and eat it![​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  4. ozarslan

    ozarslan Out Of The Brooder

    74
    2
    43
    Nov 22, 2012
    No Naser, because of my chickens and rabbits .I use traps
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2014
  5. Naser

    Naser Chillin' With My Peeps

    293
    75
    110
    Oct 29, 2014
    Ireland
    Good you don't Ozarslan, just a reminder in case.
     
  6. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

    5,049
    2,939
    361
    Mar 9, 2014
    Northern Colorado
    LOL the first time my hens got a mouse I told my DH. He asked "Well are you going to take it away from her?". He was grossed out.
    I said "If the other chickens cannot catch her what the heck makes you think I can?"
     
  7. maranfarmer563

    maranfarmer563 Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,149
    47
    128
    Mar 13, 2014
    northern Pennsylvania
    I've had my pheasants catch a mouse. They tore it up and ate it. Figured it was getting their feed. Is that rooster a long crower?
     
  8. artblueggwanter

    artblueggwanter Chillin' With My Peeps

    712
    30
    117
    May 22, 2015
    San Diego, CA.
    couple of my chickens ate mice , now 1 is dead and the other is soon to follow. unfortunately, the mice ate poison and then the chickens ate mice, I know this because the mouse poison is green and the chickens pooped green. now ive asked every one not to put poison out any more
     
  9. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

    5,487
    1,010
    311
    Dec 25, 2012
    There are any number of poultry ailments that involve green droppings. All i am saying is that the color green in droppings can be the result of anything from laying pellets, to New Castle disease, to Aspergillusosis, a condition that may be the result of Aspergillus mold growing in damp or fermented food.
     
  10. alibabba

    alibabba Chillin' With My Peeps

    608
    57
    131
    Mar 14, 2015
    Southeast PA
    My Coop
    Have we not realized.... these are beautiful jungle dinosauur rats? They are not the "-parrots" of the Asian Jungle....

    They evolved as the clean up crew....


    Lay still for a while in the pen, see what happens....wont' take long...



    Let them eat it. What if you collectively were not watching, they ate it..and worse...
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2015

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by