Ran off a fox!

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

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  1. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    What does that prove? Do you live in a neighborhood? Rural? Woods? If you live in a rural area keep doing what your doing you'll lose some eventually.
     
  2. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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  3. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    Yes mostly gamefowl. I have about 20 laying hens for eggs.
     
  4. Honestly I don't think trapping it or shooting it would do a whole lot of good. We have a whole mountain range of preditors in our "backyard". I think an electrified fence is really the only real option. I'm looking into it...
     
  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    I got it! You see him standing by the coop...
    And then you come by in your car with a tommy gun and let him have it... Braaaap! Braaap! Braaaaaaaaaaaaap!!!!!
    Lol
    Just shoot the stupid thing!
    Forget the POA rule, and remember your sweet hens!!!!!
    ;) :mad:
     
  6. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Free Ranging

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    Oh I'm Rural alright.Middle of a 63 acres of woods.Been doing this for more then a year.
     
  7. You can buy several different types of predator urines from trapping supply houses. Predator pees are routinely used when trapping foxes and coyotes to either call in or relieve their suspicions when a furbearer gets close to the trap. Foxes and coyotes routinely follow wolves in order to scavenge the scraps of flesh left over from wolf kills and the old reliable "dirt hole set" used to pinch the toes of both coyotes and foxes is designed to resemble where an animal either stored, squirreled away, or lost a morsel of flesh.
    For your further enjoyment or edification here is a short vid of a coyote attempting to steal food from the maws of wolves while the whole pack watches. I am reasonably sure that this kill is awash in wolf stink but it didn't slow the coyote down any.
     
  8. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    I went for more than 3 yrs doing the same thing. Like I said you'll lose some eventually.
     

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