Predators what can i do about them and pests

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by oegbantamsftw, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. oegbantamsftw

    oegbantamsftw Out Of The Brooder

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    why would mice and rats live with chickens

    can i shoot any animals attacking or eating my chicken or their eggs

    i know about wild life laws but how do i protect my chickens from birds my best guess is simple string or nets if you got the cash

    Any other ideas
     
  2. CAjerseychick

    CAjerseychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mice and rats are attracted to the chicken feed! And may eat the eggs (havent experienced that yet... but have heard about it...)...
     
  3. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you feed your chickens and where do you store your feed? If you don't have a dog running loose then poison them! But make sure you put the poison were the chickens can get into it!
     

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