red tailed hawk trouble

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by rinmpit, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. rinmpit

    rinmpit Out Of The Brooder

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    if a red tailed hawk attacks your livestock in the state of california, can i shoot it? i see it circling around all the time and im concerend its only a matter of time before it gets hungry and attacks. [​IMG] any information would be great.
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Call the department of Fish and Wildlife, and ask them. There may be info online from them also. Or ask your local police department on there non- emergency line and ask them.
     
  3. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Of course there is a Shoot Shovel and Shut method. SSS
     
  4. rinmpit

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    hahaha that works
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    All raptors are federally protected by the Migratory Birds Treaty Act. No, attacking livestock is not an exception, and it is also illegal to harrass them. Penalties are stiff.
     
  6. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't recommend killing any raptor. They are aggravating as you know what, but it's our responsibility to keep our birds safe from them. Now if they start chewing through wire and breaking into the coop or run, like coons and other predators...all bets are off!
     

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