Snap Traps

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chicks Galore3, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I got some snap traps last night for the mice that have decided to move into my coop. I will make sure to put them out of reach of any animal. (besides mice of course.) If/when I catch the mice, would it be okay to feed them to my cats?
     
  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My barn cats would catch them anyway, so I would. The chickens would eat them too. I've had some hens that were as good of mousers as the cats. It is pretty funny to watch the chickens running around with a mouse and shaking it like a dog would.
     
  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Yeah, one of my chickens LOVES mice. I think she got a shrew or something like that too. I'm not sure if the cats will eat it if it is already dead, but I know my chickens will. :p
     
  4. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens would follow the tractor every January or February when I turned my garden. Any adult or baby mice that were unearthed by the plow were "thoroughly" [​IMG] enjoyed by my hens.
     

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