Owned!!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Birch Run Farm, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

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    Say bye, bye, chicken killer! [​IMG]

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    I am relieved as I am sure my birds are. [​IMG]
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

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    Bye, bye chicken killer



    [​IMG] Party in the henhouse tonight [​IMG]
     
  3. Attila the Hen

    Attila the Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is that animal? A marten? Are you releasing it?
     
  4. Interesting what critters are out there on the prowl for our chickens. Can't say that I blame them though. Chicken tastes great.
     
  5. ybmagpye

    ybmagpye Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks to be a short-tailed weasel. They are brown in the summer and go white in the winter. In its gorgeous white winter coat it is called an 'ermine'. In their white coat they have a beautiful black tipped tail.

    If you look at paintings of european royalty, they wore ermine, mostly the black-tipped white tails. In the paintings they look as though they are wearing dalmation fur, but it's ermine.

    Pretty classy for the cousins of skunks, don't you think? [​IMG]
     
  6. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its dead and i think its a weasel
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  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Congratulations!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i lost one to one of those they eat through the vent
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Oh, he is cussing you in weasel language. Thankfully they are not larger than they are. Imagine having their big cousin the wolverine ravaging your coops.[​IMG]
     
  10. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Considering the size of the openings in that trap, you can see how easily they can get into a chicken coop through any opening 1/2 an inch or larger.
     

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