Remind me again . . . which predator?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Atlchick, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. Atlchick

    Atlchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lost an Easter Egger today. Her carcass was left in the pen, but she had been completely gutted. Her head was missing, but we found it just outside the fence. My DH didn't see it this a.m. when he put out feed, but when I came home this p.m. it was there by the feeder. (Doesn't mean it wasn't done during the night, he might have just missed it.)

    Last week one of the younger ones went totally AWOL, and we thought maybe she had just escaped, but we had not had that happen before. Now I'm wondering if the same predator removed the entire smaller body.

    Remind me again, which predator usually eats the guts and leaves the carcass? Thanks for your help.
     
  2. TexasVet

    TexasVet Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Racoon!!

    Missi
     
  4. abChicken

    abChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could be either one or skunk [​IMG]
     

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