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Sad day today.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Bayford21, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. Bayford21

    Bayford21 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a small flock of chickens that free range by day locked up at night. I have lost my favorite little birds. I had a rooster named Saul who would fly up and perch on my shoulder, always a character. Fearless too, bout the size of a dove....hawk got him and my little Brahma hen.... I'm so ******. Irate really he would fly up and jump in feed pail while I walked around just a sweet loveable animated bird.....dam hawks
     
  2. itlog

    itlog Out Of The Brooder

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    That's so sad. Very sorry you lost your birds. Coincidentally my bantams almost got eaten last week by a red tailed hawk. They got away since My daughter heard them freakin out and I was able to go out and scare it away. Then yesterday I went out and saw it looking from a mulberry tree into their chicken run. Luckily their run has a roof. Kinda stinks I can't let them free range as much.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Sorry about the loss of your little bantams, darn hawks are a big problem with the little guys.
     

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