I just noticed this morning how many squirrels have started to make their home in what I call my chicken compound. I have several small coops, pens, fences and my big barn spread around about a half acre and as I was walking out this morning I noticed 7 squirrels. There have been hanging around that I was aware of but seven just seems like a lot. I am wondering if they could be having an impact on my chicken feed. It seems like I am spending way more on feed this year then last. I know part of the reason is some of my second year buffs have been spending most of their time inside rather then out foraging for what they can and I am wintering more stock this year then any other. So could they be having a huge impact on my feed bill? I am prepared to eliminate them if I have to.