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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Kane, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Kane

    Kane Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] had a raccoon at the chicken door before flight pen was built. How do I keep him away when they go outside?
     
  2. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Most of the time coons hunt dusk till dawn so you have that in your favor. Start setting a trap but play with the trigger so it activates very easily and be sure to anchor it so it cannot be tipped over. Otherwise look into electric fence and step in posts
     
  3. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hot flyin' lead keeps them away for good!
     
  4. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What do you mean by this...?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It means "Bang, your dead!" (well the coon is)
     
  6. jmf_srf

    jmf_srf Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:What do you mean by this...?

    I suppose shooting them, I have had to resort to this after live trapping didn't work. Our friend hunts raccoons so I let him have it.
     
  7. will p.

    will p. New Egg

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    i go with trapping because i have chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas, etc., but my dad brought me home a rcaoon and i had to bottle feed it and then it went on hard food, and it was raised around my birds, but then i realized they DONT want to eat our birds, they just have to to survive. but please dont kill it!!![​IMG]
     
  8. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DOH... Sorry, I read it wrong. Yes. Of course. That is my plan for my latest Raccoon issue - Trap and Kill!
     

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