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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
    a house
    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 Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Mims, Fl
    [​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!

    Jul 17, 2008
    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 Songster

    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

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    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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