R.I.P most of my coop R.I.P Cheepers 11/28/10

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by WriterofWords, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    My coop was raided last night, this time by animals and they had to be big ones, dogs or coyotes.

    Woo - Nugget's little girlfriend
    Buffy - One of our first girls
    Lissa - From the Odessa
    GTS - Goody Two Shoes - Showed up during the day, injured but alive, lost a lot of feathers
    Twinkie - Last Runner Duck, one of my first ducks
    Ghost - Mallard/Runner cross, Emeril and Hershey's baby (originally reported as Quack)
    Luau - White bantam cochin roo, hatched at school - Showed up during the day unhurt but scared
    Show Off - Luau's pretty lady friend chewed to the bone, skinned, almost buried - c 3/26/11 recovering!!
    Black Beauty - Screech Mouses mom - Found injured, puncture wounds on back, BIG puncture wounds
    Woo Jay - Little Woo's son - Found in a bush, think neck is broken but he's trying to live so I'll try with him Puncture wounds all over neck and back 11/18 Woo Jay lost his fight
    Turk - My first Turken my favorite roo - Found on the other side of the fence by the road, injured but alive
    Red - My first RIR hen one of the ones left on my doorstep that started my chicken habit - Showed up during the day, scared but no obvious wounds
    Little Foot - Barred cochin roo the best defender ever
    Fuzzbucket, broody Frizzle hen had injuries I didn't know about and died during the night on her nest. 11/19
    Deceased 11/20 from injuries received: DB Baby Bird
    Deceased 11/26 from injuries received: FluffyButt, Fuzzbucket's sister
    Deceased 11/28/10 from injuries received: Cheepers

    One egg hatched a few minutes ago that Fuzzbucket was sitting on. The adoptive broody is doing a great job for a first timer.,

    The last duck (Quack) is terrified and hiding in a corner, Cheapers is injured and trying hide, won't let me touch him, Silkie Roo unhurt, Silkie Hen unhurt, Two Frizzles scared but unhurt, Tanker has wounds but is so big they couldn't drag him off and he's not hurt badly. They are all that's left in the coop. Blue and the ladies on the porch, and the tree chickens weren't bothered.

    Most of them were eaten in the coop, but some were taken over a 6 ft. fence and eaten outside the fence, some are just gone.
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2011
  2. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

    Apr 18, 2009
    Oh nooooooooooooooooooooo [​IMG]

    That sucks sucks sucks ... [​IMG]
  3. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am so sorry, on top of everything else you have been dealing with!!!
  4. chickenboy7c2d

    chickenboy7c2d Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2010
    Surrey, England, UK
    That's so annoying!! How many do you have left?
  5. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southern California
    I'm so sorry!
  6. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    so sorry, sounds like they all meant so much to you. [​IMG] i am so sorry . [​IMG]
  7. toby5

    toby5 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 1, 2010
    I'm so sorry [​IMG]
  8. Ibicella

    Ibicella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 13, 2009
    Everett, WA
    I'm so sorry. I hope you catch whatever did it! [​IMG]
  9. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    Oh Kate, how awful. I am so sorry to read this news.

    Wish there was something I could do to help [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2010
  10. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

    May 6, 2010
    My Coop
    That is so heartbreaking. I'm so sorry. [​IMG]

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