Not today, Trash Panda

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Krautshumom, Jun 23, 2019.

  1. Krautshumom

    Krautshumom Songster

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    Last night the security light went on in our yard. This asshole was trying to decide which coop to B&E.

    I set out my trap and caught him!
    No dead chickens

    I’ll relocate him after I have my coffee

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  2. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    Relocation to the spirit world, I hope!
     
  3. CCUK

    CCUK Free Flying

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    You caught Rocket!
     
  4. OhZark Biddies

    OhZark Biddies Free Ranging

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    Uh oh... you said the R-word... lol

    Hordes of BYCers are gonna descend on this thread and condemn you to hell ( or a nearby suburb of hell) for even suggesting that a coon be relocated :lau
     
  5. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Well done! :highfive:
     
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  6. LeggyLeghorn

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    good plan to relax with a cup of coffee first...:)
     
  7. Krautshumom

    Krautshumom Songster

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    Lolol I guess if this nasty beast is the hill I gotta die on, then so be it
     
  8. Aunt Angus

    Aunt Angus Crowing

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    OMG. The title of this thread.
    :lau:gig:lau:gig:lau:gig
     
  9. if you are unwilling or unable to dispatch this niewsance critter, please call your animal control officer. He will do what is necessary in the county of which your reside.
    Relocation is creuel and sometimes illegal.
    Would you relocate a chicken killer to your distant unknown neighbor chicken owners?
     
  10. 123RedBeard

    123RedBeard Crowing

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    The "Problems" with "relocation" ... are multi-faceted ...

    1. If you live in the USA ... it will probably be illegal to relocated it while it is living.

    The laws are based off of some good reasons ...
    1. If it has a disease ... you have now spread that to a new location.
    2. It will most likely die in its new location.
    A. Being an "intruder" the local raccoons will kill it.
    B. It will not know where to find food, water, or shelter, without being attacked.
    C. While either trying to get away from the locals, or in search of food, water, and shelter, it will get run over while crossing an unfamiliar roadway ...

    Then of course the "Golden Rule" will have been broken too ... "do unto others as you'd have done to yourself" ...

    By relocating, and releasing it ... you now have a rather smart racoon that if it can somehow overcome the above mentioned death sentence ... it will have learned to be "trap smart" and will not go into another trap, not on its life!

    Wherever it is relocated ... it will now be a headache for the local people there, that now have a trap smart raccoon killing their chickens ...

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    Just kill it, or don't bother trapping it ..

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    I see 50-45-1 posted while I was one finger typing ... and I agree! :)
     
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2019

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