Talk about a fun day...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by agregg15, May 30, 2011.

  1. agregg15

    agregg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday my brother shot a weasel in broad daylight! Now my grandfather who is not in his right mind thinks that putting them back in the large dog crate is safer than their crate, when the weasels could do cartwheels through the bars. [​IMG] My mom and I are sitting there banging our heads against a wall. [​IMG] I'm really surprised that it came out in the daylight. Talk about a bold weasel. I guess the cat needs to do a better job at killing them (he's incredibly lazy and the only thing he will kill are cardinals, juncos, etc. [​IMG])
     
  2. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glads you got it, hope there isn't any more. Good luck.[​IMG]
     
  3. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bad news.... if there is one, there is another to take it's place. Same with minks. Very territorial and WILL come back. Their schedule could be after a week, a month, two months. Be aware! Be careful! [​IMG]
     
  4. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:adopt a couple more barn cats!
     
  5. agregg15

    agregg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's fine, my dog will get them if they come around and there are also a bunch of owls, eagles, osprey, and hawks around so they'll help (birds of prey can have their benefits to a poultry owner.) [​IMG] I was just really surprised that a weasel would come out in broad daylight. Even my mom was surprised about it [​IMG] and she's been around animals her whole life.
     
  6. agregg15

    agregg15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:adopt a couple more barn cats!

    I would, but our current cat is VERY territorial sooooo.....
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Weasels hunt quite frequently during the daytime. That is not unusual behavior at all. Was it a male or female? If a female, you can almost bet that there are young in the area.
     
  8. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The weasels around here are always out in broad daylight - except when the hawk is flying around. I'd suggest getting some outdoor hunting cats or a dog that will chase them out of your yard but protect your ducks.
     
  9. Hoss1975

    Hoss1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:A weasel/mink would be a great challenge for a cat,i have seen mink kill full grown tomcats,they are very tough critters!
     

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