So crazy coons.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by flowergirl60, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    I am pet sitting my neightbors cats while she is out and every night I feed the out side cat the coons come up and eat the food. I stood at the back door and said "You will live as long as you leave my chickens alone". They have never bothered my girls.[​IMG] Go figure I don't have to trap or shoot far! My coop is very secure so I am happy to co-exist with these varmints. I know they are just doing what they do. But God forbid, they hurt my girls, this means war.
  2. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2011
    My resident coon helped himself to my grill's grease cup. I was offended at first, but he was always so gentle and thorough. He lived around us for more than 6 years, then just stopped coming. Sorta miss the tubby fella.
  3. spiffwilkie

    spiffwilkie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2011
    Memphis, TN
    I found a raccoon IN my coop the other night. He was cowering in the nesting box. Didn't touch any of the chickens that were sitting 2 feet away. Weirdness.

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