Raccoon thread!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chicken farmer, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ever had a run in with those poultry nabbing egg nabbing coons post your pictures and stories
     
  2. QuailRaiser

    QuailRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    I enclosed my quails in hardware cloth, never had any issues with them except for the garbage cans
     
  3. PapaHen

    PapaHen New Egg

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    When our first chicks were young a raccoon dug under the run and killed four of twelve. I now trap and kill them during trapping season. If we have a problem off season I have gotten depredation permits. I've also tanned a few hides and cooked the buggers twice. They don't taste like chicken though!
     
  4. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes,we have a lot of coons here.Here are some that I have caught.
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  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Raccoons always look great inside a cage :)
     
  6. bilsie

    bilsie Out Of The Brooder

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    I am curios, how do they taste and how did you cook them?
     
  7. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sure do!
     
  8. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a city friend and it was funny we are outside and he see's a coon and he wants to go over and pet lol he though they are really nice and they wouldn't bite you or anything.
     
  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    They do but is best sometimes to let some people learn the hard way ha ha ... [​IMG]

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  10. bilsie

    bilsie Out Of The Brooder

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    Why would my wife want to know how to cook them ? no recipes please. Bill
     

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