Stupid bird flogging neighbors' dog through fence

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

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    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.
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    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. keeperofthehearth

    keeperofthehearth Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Oklahoma
    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!

    Shelly
     
  4. Felicitas

    Felicitas Chillin' With My Peeps

    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

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    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 Overrun With Chickens

    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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