Skunks vs Chickens

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chicken4prez, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    We have a skunk in our raccoon cage and we are wondering if we let it go will it come back and kill our hens?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Skunks enjoy a meal of chicken....yes, I'd say that there is a very strong possibility.

    If you let the skunk go...then you've also just educated the skunk about traps. If it starts killing chickens, catching it again is going to be a bit harder.

    Best advice is once you catch a predator around the chickens, remove it from the gene pool.
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    OK thanks. It was a baby. We let it go
     

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