Stolen Chickens

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by adr102, May 7, 2016.

  1. adr102

    adr102 Hatching

    May 7, 2016
    Has anyone else had any issues with people stealing chickens? We had 5 of our 8 hybrid layers stolen last night from their coop - the whole made in the chicken wire is about 5ft tall, and there was no evidence of the chickens being taken (feathers/blood) etc and the coop had all been left closed with the three remaining chickens in. I have reported this to the police but am at a loss as to how someone managed to steal these from our garden without the chickens making a whole load of noise - even the neighbours didn't hear anything. Any ideas anyone?


  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] - sorry for your loss. It's difficult to understand why a human would have ripped a hole in the wire rather than just opening the run. Am I correct in understanding that the coop door was still closed this morning? If so, it is indeed a mystery.

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