possum

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by akashia26, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. akashia26

    akashia26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a possum just killed 4 maybe 5 of my little ones. the broody box is on the front porch. my hen is ok and i know at least 7 of the 12 she had are ok. i recovered 3 bodies and the possum ran off with the 4th. set the trap with the bodies. hope to eliminate this problem by the morning.
     
  2. ellie32526

    ellie32526 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im so sorry for your loss. Hope you catch it.
     
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    I have caught quite a few possums with a havahart 1089 trap. I think it is all about the location of the trap,because sometimes I never baited! Good luck and sorry for the loss.
     
  4. sargent spurs

    sargent spurs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should put cat food in the trap also, good luck.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree with the above posts - Mr. Possum will be back. They are suckers for dog and cat food. Hope you catch the bandit.
     

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