On a lighter note...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Wisher1000, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    I have been dealing with a racoon for the past several weeks and can't seem to catch him with a live trap, game cam or lead! Last week, my son (10) and I were out by the coop and we saw a yearling bunny nearby. I knew the bunny was taking advantage of the grain I scatter around outside the run and didn't pay much attention to it. I noticed that my son was intent on running it off. He also seemed agravated at me for my lack of concern. He wanted to know why I didn't care that the rabbit was there. I told him that rabbits don't usually cary any diseases that pose a health concern to chicken and although it might eat some of our grain. I was okay with sharing. He looked puzzled and said, "How do you know it not what's been killing the chickens?" Amused, I explained what rabbits eat and that it was not after the birds. He considered that for a second then asked, "Well, what if it is a BAD rabbit?" lol! Gotta' love those city boys!
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Silly boy, chicks are for coons.
  3. willkatdawson

    willkatdawson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
  4. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2010
    The Lakes Region, NH
    Too cute! Good luck catching your coon.

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