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Possum Problems...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Robo, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. Robo

    Robo Songster

    Jul 15, 2010
    I was just bringing the trailer up to the field to park it and I saw that a possum had unlocked the door to the coop. Right now I have a gate latch with some wire wrapped around it so they have to un ravel it. This is the second time it has happened, and I am glad I didn't lose any birds. I have a cinderblock proped against the door, but he knocked it over. My chickens are safe for now because I ran over him with the four wheeler. The other possum got away because the trailer came off the ball when I hit the first one. Does anybody know of a good latch that I can use?[​IMG]

  2. mxpres

    mxpres Songster

    Jan 21, 2009
    Quote:I use padlocks on all my coop doors,,,small ones that you can get at dollar general or family dollar,,cheap but they work
  3. fargosmom

    fargosmom Songster

    Dec 27, 2008
    Pasadena, CA
    Ditto padlocks. I just carry my keyring everywhere, and have spares placed strategically. Glad you caught it before any of your birds were hurt.
    Happy New Year!

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