Shot a rat in the act!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Momaha, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. Momaha

    Momaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday evening I went out to check on my chicks and there was a rat milling around. I got one of my kids to go get my husband and he brought the .22. The rat got into my chicken tractor and my stupid chickens were like "hey, how's it going? how u doin'?" The rat came out on the far side and my husband shot it. Honestly, I didn't get the feeling the rat was after my chicks but after their feed but I would bet it would be a matter of time before he figured out they were a meal too. My husband is going to custom cut some 2X4's to seal the space between the bottom of the chicken tractor and the ground because I do like having the ability to move them around to fresh grass.
     
  2. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another one bites the dust. Good job!
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    First rat I shot was in the arse!
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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  5. Momaha

    Momaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's awesome!
     
  6. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Makes me think I really should get the 22 loaded. My rifle is for bigger critters...coons, yotes and dogs. It would obliterate a rat if I shot one wiht it. hahaha Good job getting rid of the thing.
     
  7. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Quote:Yea, You'd like to see what you shot!
     
  8. Good Times. Good Times.
    Funny the things everyone will remember later down the road. And Yes, I mean shootin a rat will be a fond memory. [​IMG]
    Go and get another one for us all. Nasty critters.
     
  9. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Good job [​IMG]
     
  10. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Its a lovely mornin when you walk out to the coop and there's a dead rat in the trap !
     

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