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Stupid bird flogging neighbors' dog through fence

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by JennsPeeps, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound

    My dumb cluck RIR pullet has been flogging the neighbors' dogs through the picket fence that separates our properties. The fence is on an 18-24" retaining wall, so the dog is a bit higher up than the chooks. Said fence is o-l-d.

    None of my birds are afraid of the dogs, and run over to look at them when the dogs are out. The Weimereiner-greyhound mix is a young dog, and especially excited by the chickens (these are brand new neighbors).

    I witnessed my dummy RIR trying to flog the weimer-mix through the fence! She jumps up at the dog's muzzle, pecks at it, and has been trying to hit the muzzle with her claws.

    Today I'm going to go out there with DBF's compressor, staples, and chicken wire to prevent the muzzle from being a potential target and the chicken from losing her head.

    Though, as it might seem from her "intelligence", she may not need her head. [​IMG]

    Dumb bird. [​IMG]

  2. [​IMG] Silly chook! Hope you can get that wire up before the dogs make a meal out of your chook. Good luck!
  3. sred98

    sred98 Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Sorry-but I think it's hilarious it's your chicken attacking the neighbor's dog! [​IMG] [​IMG] I know I shouldn't think it's that funny, but especially it being a hunting dog-just cracks me up!

    Glad you saw her tormenting the dog before something bad happened!

  4. Yeah, that's a situation that can't end well. Good for you for getting out there to patch up the fence.
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Go Chickie Go Chickie [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Hey that dog would eat her first chance most likely so let the chicken get the upper hand. Maybe she will put the FEAR OF KILLER CHICKEN into doggie. [​IMG]

    But seriously....fence repair is a great idea.
  6. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    L&LOL ! That's a new twist.
  7. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    Quote:That's what happened with my girls. They chase the dogs around the yard, and my 3 dogs are terrified of them!

    (And these are dogs who killed my first round of chicks!)

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