Stupid Hawk

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by tonini3059, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    Does anyone know how to get rid of a hawk it has gotten a few of my chickens. I watched it today as it landed next to one of my chickens luckily I chased it off before it got another one. It is very brave. Any suggestions??
  2. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pen with a net is the only way to deter a hawk. Once they know where the buffet is, they are not apt to walk away hungry. [​IMG]
  3. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    You can't get rid of a hawk (legally). You should take precautions to protect your birds so the hawk can't get to them.
  4. hot wing stables

    hot wing stables Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2008
    yea do what ^ said.
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    Sometimes encouraging ravens,crows,bluejays,or mockingbirds to slay around your house will help.These birds will most of the time chase a hawk or owl out of their territory.I feed the mockingbirds around my house and they chase hawks out of my yard.But you should make a covered area for your birds and see how that works out. The mockingbirds here are real aggressive and sometimes chase and divebomb my sister's cat.
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2008
  6. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    They have the coop and they are almost always foraging in the woods. But somehow they got spotted and now the hawk keeps coming back. Luckily we haven't seen it today so I hope it migrated.

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