Owl

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  1. CruchyJeepMama

    CruchyJeepMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has any advice on getting rid of an owl. For the past 2 weeks there has been a large owl stalking my chickens. The first time I saw it it was sitting on the ground right in front of my chicken coop at night- thankfully all my chickens were locked in. A few days later I went outside at 10:30 am and saw the owl fly away as soon as I walked outside. Last night I heard it up in the tree in our backyard. My chickens are free range during the day and I lock them up at night. I am afraid this owl is going to start killing all of my chickens. I'm assuming it is illegal to kill it, but is there anything I can do to scare it away? I have dogs but they stay in the fenced in back yard which is about 30 feet away from the chicken coop and obviously they can't do anything about the owl.
     
  2. buttercup95

    buttercup95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same problem and the only thing I've been told is to make it impossible for it to get any food and it will maybe go away.
     

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