OK I guess this is down to me......... a hard lesson!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chrissieg, Sep 5, 2007.

  1. chrissieg

    chrissieg Songster

    Went out this morning and found the chickens out! I had shut the door last night but not bolted it - both pullets missing, 5 cockerels that I'm trying to get rid of safe and sound [​IMG]

    One pullet found 100 yds away hiding - other one just feathers [​IMG] both 20 weeks what a b****r!!!

    Foxy and me have been playing tag for the last couple of days - I shouted at him Monday when he tried a snatch no more that 10 feet from me!
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Oh no! I am sooo very sorry. Sounds like its time for a trap...better get that fox, before he cleanes you out!
  3. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Didn't they just ban foxhunting on your shores????[​IMG] Where are those folks with the hounds when you need them?
  4. chrissieg

    chrissieg Songster

    The hunting season's just about to start - they can still flush them out, but the hounds aren't supposed to kill them!!
    We are allowed to shoot them though and give them a lingering death - (don't set me off on this one please..... fishing is the next target I understand)

    Tally Ho!! [​IMG]
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    That really is a bummer...sorry for your losses...
  6. cheepchicks

    cheepchicks Songster

    May 6, 2007
    I am so sorry . [​IMG]

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