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One sorry cayote

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by poultrygeist, Dec 2, 2009.

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  1. poultrygeist

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    Just shot a coyote that was scoping out my chicks from about 50 feet. Got him right where the sun doesn't shine. He won't be back. I Was waiting for him to show up as I noticed him milling around before I got chics, so I let it slide. Not this time!
     

  2. Kittymomma

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  3. lavacaw

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    Good for you! Danged varmints deserve it. [​IMG]
     
  4. mxpres

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    what caliber of weapon was you using?
     
  5. horsejody

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    Was he killed or just wounded?
     
  6. poultrygeist

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    A 22 and wasn't trying to kill this time but feel I did kill it. if he comes back no mercy!
     
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  7. gsim

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    Good show! I would not have had the mercy or patience that you have.

    I figure if I see one, he has a brother. And one of them might just get my dog or my chooks. Couldn't stand to think I had him and let him go. In fact it made local news here that a man barely got to his truck in time as a pack of about 15 chased him from his own barn.

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  8. horsejody

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    Quote:If you shot him and just wounded him, he will probably die a slow death from infection and starvation. That pretty much is no mercy. The merciful thing to do is to shoot to kill, not shoot to wound.
     
  9. rhoda_bruce

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    Sometimes you have a choice......sometimes you don't. I would prefer to kill outright, but if I can't, I can't...I'll go for the slow death too. Keep it loaded mais amie [​IMG]
     
  10. poultrygeist

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    This animal had the mange for sometime, very weak and was surprised to see it after the winter we had. Just the sight of it repulsed me --good riddance!
     
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