They're coming!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by NickyPick, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. NickyPick

    NickyPick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 18, 2010
    Cypress, TX
    The last couple of times I've taken my 4 week old chicks outside, I've started hearing owls. I haven't heard owls around here since the mid 80's! Yesterday, not only did the owl start hooting about 15 minutes after we went out, but I started hearing a hawk screech! I can only assume that they are hearing my chicks peeping and it's drawing them close. Really makes for some paranoia, I'm telling you.
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    I have not heard our owl,but the hawks seem to know when I will let the hens out.They are always sitting in a nearby tree watching me.

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