Ran off a fox!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by barred2rock, Aug 3, 2017.

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  1. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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  2. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Chicken Tender

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    You should be able to defend your livestock.
     
  3. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    That's a lot of birds. Not that it's my business but are you raising that many birds for s specific reason? Meat? Different breeds? I'm curious.
     
  4. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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  5. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Free Ranging

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    your saying that the light and radio doseant work.Ok, well sorry bit

    my run.isnt very secure(itbwill be soon)I have left chickens all day long till dark, with a radio blaring
    Never had a attack while I was gone
     
  6. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    You can also buy wolf urine, it deters coyotes and foxes.
     
  7. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    You can also just use human urine. If will "deter" all of them.
     
  8. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    I recommend setting up an electric fence and then urinating directly onto the fence. That'll fix em
     
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  9. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    I don't do any meat birds.
    Right now I like leghorns and I'm interested in different varieties. I have quite a few varieties and I'm working on crossing different ones to see what other varieties I can come up with. Just a personal breeding thing. I end up with a lot of birds I can't use or just need for one generation so I end up with quite a lot of birds just messing with them.
    My family has favorite breeds so some different breeds for them. And then a lot of culls and just odds and ends that's just kinda a pet and\or laying flock kinda deal.
    I hatch a lot and sell chicks from the layers or my project culls at auctions to cover feed and costs when I can so I can increase a few hundred birds every couple weeks and turn around and sell just as many another week so hard to keep track of any kind of head count.
     
  10. We are not allowed "livestock", only "pets". You can have as many chickens you want (supposing you have the facilities to care for them), but they are classified as pets. Down in the flats (less than a mile away), you can have all the livestock you want. :confused:
     

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