My ducks were murder

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by The Duckler, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. The Duckler

    The Duckler Hatching

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    We had gotten duck not to long ago but we keep them in our house until there old enough but some time in the middle of the night they were brutally murder they were dragged from there box into our office in the next room and under a chair all with a blood trail
     
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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    No possible culprits ? Welcome to BYC
     
  3. morganalefae

    morganalefae Head nut at the nut house

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    And your posting in graphic detail why? also do you have a cat or something? if so and you let it have access to the duck that might be what killed it just a guess/thought. also I don't see how this should be posted in new member intros maybe a older member can comment. either way I feel sorry for the duck
     
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  4. The Duckler

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    Ducks and we only have dogs who are in another room
     
  5. morganalefae

    morganalefae Head nut at the nut house

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    If the dogs had a chance to get in the room they are most likely what killed the ducks (sorry it sounded like you only had the one). if you think that not possible then did you leave another door or window open and either a cat or other animal came in because of it?
     
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  6. Cynful481

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    So they were in the house? Than something in the house killed them?
    How sad.:hit If you only have dogs than my guess would be the dogs unless they were locked up and had no way to get to them
     
  7. The Duckler

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    The dogs are locked in the room all the windows are closed due to how cold it is
     
  8. morganalefae

    morganalefae Head nut at the nut house

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    so if the dogs could not get in and other animals could not get in...maybe someone and not something?
     
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  9. The Duckler

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    How so
     
  10. pvaldes

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    > We had gotten ducks not to long ago but we keep them in our house until there are old enough. In the middle of the night they were brutally murdered, dragged from their box into our office in the next room and under a chair, all with a blood trail

    Are we talking about ducklings or young ducks? An estimate of their weight?
    There are not cats in the house and dogs were safely enclosed so, most probably rats. Something of racoon size or bigger wouldn't drag a duckling that can transport easily in the mouth. Look for traces in the blood trail. Show photos ot the trail here.
     
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