pigs and chickens

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by froggy, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. froggy

    froggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can anyone tell me if pigs will kill chickens.I found my pig with half a chicken in its mouth.help!!!!
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    yes
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Well.....I know pigs WILL kill and eat snakes...and if you found your pig with half a chicken...I would have to say....yes.
     
  4. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hogs have even killed humans. My in-laws are friends of a family that raised some hogs. The farmer walked out into his hog lot and tripped and fell. The hogs swarmed around him like flies to honey and killed him. Just be careful and best to pen them seperate from your other smallish critters. Hungry pigs will look for food.
    Christie
     
  5. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pigs can probably kill chickens but Freebie's husband has a pregnant Yorkshire sow and the chickens love hanging out in the pen with her! I told Denise that the bantams and the chicks and the others probably hang out in her pen for safety issues and most predators wouldn't hassle a large sow. I don't know if the sow will allow the chickens in her pen once she has her babies tho.
     
  6. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, my pigs took out three different hens this summer...[​IMG]
     
  7. katmae77

    katmae77 Out Of The Brooder

    My pig ate about 15 hens over 6 months before we decide to part with her. We couldn't keep the hens out of the pig pen. She was fine before she was pregnant but once she got pregnant she snapped and started killing chickens. It was really horrific coming up on the pig pen and seeing mom and babies tearing my favorite hen apart. Kathy
     

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