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Red tailed hawk won...sort of.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by lucygoose, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. lucygoose

    lucygoose Hatching

    Dec 11, 2012
    We just lost our beloved 8 month old golden Wyandotte today to a red tailed hawk. If I had been outside just 1 minute earlier I could have prevented it. I threw a stick and screamed at the hawk just as it started to pluck her feathers. Now I'm down to 7. They love to free range but from now on it will be with one of us keeping watch outside with them. Make no mistake, chickens are not safe from hawks of any kind- especially during the winter.

  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

    Nov 4, 2008
    Cross Lanes, WV
    so sorry for your loss [​IMG]

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