something got one of my turkey poults...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by mommy9994, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. mommy9994

    mommy9994 Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    central VA
    I suspect it was a cat. If it had been something that didn't belong on our property, Sparkie would have gone nuts, but he didn't bark at all last night. Sparkie found the head this morning, but we didn't find a body. They were all there last night, as was the cat in question. This morning both cat and turkey body are missing. This particular cat is the only one that we would suspect of killing. We've caught him "stalking" the chickens, but they let him have what for if he gets too close. The turkeys are so sweet and docile though.
  2. Riparian

    Riparian Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    Ontario Canada
    Is this your cat? do you know this cat? Peoples pets should not be preying on your livestock.

    If it is your cat, you should reinforce your run to keep the cat out. Its not its fault, its acting on instinct.

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