owl just got a hen UPDATED

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by bluedog, Jan 7, 2010.

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  1. bluedog

    bluedog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    an owl has ben tryn to get my Coturnix Quail ever night for a good week. but tonight he could not get my Quail so he went for the Chickens he got a hen BUT I GOT HIM !!

    first.. i did not say that i shot the owl or killed it it got in a cage with some hens i had .. i traped the owl and have taken it fare away and released it. [​IMG]
     
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  2. FortWorthChicks

    FortWorthChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how did you get him? what kind was he? wow!!!!!!!!!!! holy canoli!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
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    good job i dont know about your neck of the woods but over here there are so many owls, big ones little ones horned ones etc...
     
  4. FortWorthChicks

    FortWorthChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Fort Worth
    I tell you.... owls make me think of the rats of nimb.... beastly birds!
     
  5. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may be one of those "Pleading the Fifth" kinda posts. LOL
     
  6. bluedog

    bluedog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmm.... well this owl would not give up on geeting my Quail. he got one a week ago and one lastnight and has ripped a hole in the wire on the door he would grab one and try to pull it out and kill it . so yesterday i owl proofed my Quail cage . he came back tonight could get my quail and went for my Chickens .
     
  7. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yep! I'm not going to say don't defend your flock, but in the case of birds of prey it's best not to talk about it.
     
  8. Farmer Benjii

    Farmer Benjii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me + Owls + There creepys scary daring look = [​IMG]
    But good that you caught it [​IMG]
    I'd say set up some animal cams and then you can catch different animal gettin' ur chickens and kil em!
     
  9. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They creep me out. I remember, when I was a kid, they'd roost in the big water oak in our front yard and hoot. My daddy'd have to scare them off them get me to stop crying.

    Mother said she'd never forget one night.... She and daddy went to look for a missing cow. They were deep in the swamp and there were a pair of screech owls crying. She said it was the most awful sound, especially being down there in that swamp, far from the truck, with a tiny flashlight. [​IMG]
     
  10. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am terrified of owls... i saw one once with binoculars and it was already looking at me! [​IMG] We have Great Horned Owls up here... They are pretty big.
     
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