Theres a bobcat, no it's a fox and...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by zazouse, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I was out burning dead trees , which i do alot and my DH said hey there's a bobcat and pointed to where the birds were making a fuss as i looked up i saw a pretty little fox pop it's head up from behind a clump of grass and summed the dogs that were with me and got them on him/her when it saw the dogs coming it jumped up from behind the brush and i saw a hot pink caller around it's neck. [​IMG].

    Don't know what to do about the critter, can't imagine someone turning one loose like this in farming community.
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Live trap? check of address on collar if there is one- from outside the cage... or a microchip and return it once-
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    If i live trap it i have one dog that will distroy the trap to get to it ,she can't catch the fox unless she gets the drop on it but in a box type trap it's as good as dead.
    hopefully it will stay away after being persured by 5 dogs, wild critters don't bother non of my birds because i go dogs everywhere, I am concerned that this critter is gonna cause problems and i am gonna have to shoot it cause it was clearly after a chicken.

    I don't like shooting critters as a matter a fact the only wild critter i ever had to shoot was a sickly red wolf in my goat barn about 11 years ago , i have always had plent of working dogs here to keep things safe.
     

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