rat and mice problem

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by daveyblevins, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. daveyblevins

    daveyblevins Out Of The Brooder

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    well i put some poision out last night and this mornen all of it was gone and i got a rat in a box trap so i put out more poision this mornen and set 2 box traps and i put everything were my chickens cant get to it and i went to gather some eggs a few min ago and almost all the poison is gone so im going to go buy some more and keep putten it out till theres nothen to eat it.
     
  2. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would be really careful with poison. A lot of chickens eat mice and I would be concerned about the birds eating a poisoned mouse. I am not certain if this would kill a chicken or not but I wouldn't want to risk it.
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  4. daveyblevins

    daveyblevins Out Of The Brooder

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    well i have a rooster by his self in a small pin and there has been rats and mice eaten with him and he dont bother them he lest them run around in his pin and idk y but i keep all the poision out of reach from my chickens and if i see any dead mice or rats i get them out asap and thanks for the help.
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sounds like you could really use some cats & rat terriers
     
  7. daveyblevins

    daveyblevins Out Of The Brooder

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    well i have 2 rull blooded jack russil terriors and they catch some every now and then but they like to kill chickens too so i have to keep them away from the chicken house and there are alot of srtay cats running around but i have to get rid of some of them they killed 2 of my chickens about 2 months ago so i dont want any cats
     

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