one of my new chicks has dissapeared

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 987mitch, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. 987mitch

    987mitch New Egg

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    one of my 3 week old chicks have dissapeared into nowhere but i know that two magpies were near by so could it of been them?

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  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Unfortunately it was probably taken by a predator of some sort, sorry about that.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Everything likes to eat chickens. Chicks are especially vulnerable, and although I have no experience with magpies - other members of the family will kill and eat chicks.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Sorry to say but that's one of the hazards of chicken keeping. Sorry to hear about your loss.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] you really can't think they will be safe anywhere they are. That's life,
     

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