Quail with a leg ripped of

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by QuailRaiser, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. QuailRaiser

    QuailRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey all One of my quail died this weekend, they are on 1/2 inch hardware cloth off the ground. he is missing a leg and half his wing is gone. there is also damage on the head. i'm thinking the wire is to small to pull a foot and leg through. any advice/help?

    Cheers
    Finn
     
  2. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    It was most likely a raccoon. I have had this happen. Time to trap shoot or use electric fence. I have tried all with success.
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Im So Sorry For Your loss. You might want to look for a electric fence like above post said. I just got a pretty good deal on a solar powered one with the wiring off Amazon.com. I haven't got a Chace to put it up yet but before I bought I was comparing prices all around and really got a great deal off amazon for a really nice one. Also got a deal on the wire. You might want to check it out. I compared the prices to our local stores as well and ended up getting a much better unit for a lot less by buying it off amazon.com. They ship out rather quickly and it came just a few days after I ordered it. Shipping was also very reasonable. They have a lot of choices to choose from as well. I opted for the solar model. Hope this helps and wish you the best.
     
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