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racoon

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by spinner145, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. spinner145

    spinner145 Out Of The Brooder

    i havent had any racoon problems yet but is there any way to keep my chickens safe from their grasps?
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! You need a predator proof coop for night at least, preferably attached to a very safe run. There's lots of good information available to help with construction and issues that might come up. I stopped feeding anything outside of my coop and run, and drastically reduced predator visits at night. I also have live traps set outside the run fairly often, for my trap and shoot program. There's no way that hungry critters won't try to get at your birds, so be prepared and life will be better. Mary
     

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