Neighbor's Hound killed our Call Duck

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by honeydoll, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. honeydoll

    honeydoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My nieghbors found our chocolate Call Duck in their yard barely breathing. Our other neighbor's recently moved in and have two dogs they let roam free, one is a hound. He got a hold of the duck, I think he broke his neck. THe duck died about a minute after we found him, gurgling. The hound is always around, my dog has chased it out of our yard repeatedly. He has fought it when it put its hair up on its back to my son, who is autistic. My son was back feeding the ducks and tried to pet it, he didn't understand the hair standing up meant he dog was not happy, my other boy saw it and my lab ran after that dog, kicked it's butt into next year chased it all the way home. Just about 100 feet away. My dog is trained to stay home but lately keeps trying to sneak off, I found out they are calling him over and giving him treats. They thought they were being nice, and they are a nice young couple, but since the fight they are not doing that. Ugh!! I don't want neighbor issues, they are such a nice couple. My dog has to be chained now if I am outside and am even a little distracted, which before I could turn my back some and have no wandering issues. Now my dog, who is stubborn dominant hunting lab anyway, took lots of time to train is needing retrained some. We are getting our acre fenced this summer, can't wait.

    Carolyn
     
  2. BlackBrookPoultry

    BlackBrookPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's too bad about your call duck. Our neighbor's dogs came into our yard once and killed 2 call ducks and 3 chickens. They also attacked my dog. My husband tried to shoot them. The neighbor payed for all the animals that were killed and he has been warned that if his dogs get away again and come into our yard they will not be coming back home alive.
     
  3. dutchhollow

    dutchhollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did anyone see the hound in your yard taking the duck?
     
  4. honeydoll

    honeydoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. They saw it.
     
  5. chickortreat

    chickortreat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Compound bow or crossbow......."I haven't seen your dog...."
     
  6. dutchhollow

    dutchhollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since they saw it, I would get a signed statement from them, take it and the dead duck to the dogs owners, ask for reimbursment, and tell them they need to keep their dog contained.
     

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