Squirrels

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chick15, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Chick15

    Chick15 Songster

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    I have a squirrel that has been stealing food out of my chicken coop, what do i do? I've also been finding alot of cracked eggs, could this be the squirrel too?
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Yes, I had a squirrel carry off pullet eggs, is it a peck or a shatter?
     
  3. Joybells

    Joybells In the Brooder

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    I only have one laying hen at the moment and for the past week I couldn't find any eggs. But today I saw the pair of squirrels trying to take off with the egg! [​IMG] They'd shown up after my cat died last year and I never liked 'em, but now they've given me a reason not to share my land with them. Goodbye squirrel!
     
  4. Dutchess

    Dutchess Songster

    I was surprised to hear a squirrel could or even wanted to eat an egg...then I saw this picture a while back on the forum here. I googled it and found it again, shocking! Furry little carnivors!
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  5. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    They are Rats with PR managers...

    and I like pet rats, and pet squirrels... but the wild ones need to leave me alone.
     
  6. Chick15

    Chick15 Songster

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    Today I went down and a squirrel was in the feed can. The metal lid was off, the scoop chucked out and his little head was sticking out. What do I do? How can I make him leave the food alone?
    :/:/
     
  7. gabirder

    gabirder Songster

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    "Shoot em"
     
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  8. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

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    I had squirrels chew off plastic lids. A gun with a scope is best.In the winter it will be easier to get them wth traps.
     
  9. luckyducky9

    luckyducky9 Chirping

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    wowowowowwo omigosh. i have a chipmonk problem too
     
  10. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Songster

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