My chickens are killers...not really...well a little!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chicken_angler, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    I came home to find a dead mole/vole in the run. I can post pics a little bit later. I checked and there isnt any holes in the body, just missing hair. It is a big mole or whatever it is!
     
  2. swampwander

    swampwander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I've seen my free rangers with frogs, lizards, snakes and the occassional foolish mole. I had to pull a toad out of my best layer's mouth. She would eat the dogs if she could.
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    LOL, that is not unusual. Most chickens will peck at anything that moves within reason. My cat, Beepers, is never safe around my Wyandottes when I turn them out. He flattens out to try and hide and they torment him anyway. It's actually quite comical. [​IMG]
     
  4. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    My chickens have gotten a frog before. It was funny to watch them chase it around and around and around!
     
  5. missourichickenmama

    missourichickenmama SURPRISE!

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    dad says tat if you stay still long enough that they would eat you too!
    [​IMG] i do not think so,but i rescue the tree frogs,toads,and when a bird hits the window i make sure it is not stunned because i think they would eat it too! i do hunt ants and grasshoppers for them to eat, it is fun to watch them hunt the grasshopper down while it try's to hop away.

    we should have a sign that says:
    chickens, the ultimate pest control! better than cats and dogs anyday! plus they give you eggs!
     
  6. Hooterville

    Hooterville Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've seen my BA eating a mouse--actually saw the mouse rump and tail as it was swallowed! [​IMG]

    And I've seen my RIR eat a salamander--another ick!

    Caught my roo with a mole one day and he wasn't sharing with the girls, either--must have been quite tasty!
     
  7. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    My big girls have killed two stupid mice that dared stray into their tractor. All 6 of them attacked it almost made me feel sorry for the mouse.

    Good girls getting rid of the varmits.
     
  8. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    My roo had got mad when he found a kitten in his coop. He raised the alarm and then a went in there and then he came out with a kittens tail in his mouth dragging it! Luckly the kitten got under the fence where he couldn't go. I don't know what would of happend to the kitten.
     

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