The Herbfarm Restaurant in Woodinville - Coyote attack

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newbyduckmom, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Snohomish County, WA
    Anyone familiar with the Herbfarm Restaurant in Woodinville, WA? Just saw a story on the news (Komo) that their solar powered fence around their 150 heritage breed chickens failed and coyotes got 100 of the hens. Can't imagine what it would be like to go out to 100 dead chickens.....
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Wow that's crazy! Poor chickies! [​IMG]

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    Quote:Shouldnt this be in a chicken section? still sad [​IMG]
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2010
    San Diego
    Wow, that must have been some big pack of coyotes! I've never heard of even a large family of coyotes eating that many in one night. Coyotes usually eat their entire kill and leave very little behind, too. If many were left behind and/or in pieces, I would think it wasn't a coyote.
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    It does sound more like dogs to me, but I guess the lesson is that if you have electric fencing, it needs to be tested frequently. It's very easy for it to get shorted out and not be working.

    Man. Gotta really feel a lot of sympathy for anyone who lost 100 birds in one night. What a horrid shock.
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:Thats for sure. [​IMG]

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