They've eaten 2 fledglings in the past 2 days!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Noble Rooster, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Noble Rooster

    Noble Rooster Songster

    Apr 28, 2009
    So its fledging time for the baby wild birds around here, and there are always some unfortunate ones who manage to hit the ground on their first try and stun or kill themselves. Two such fledglings happened to do this when my girls were out, and boy did I get to watch some velociraptor action! There was nothing left of those little birds in short order. The crazy part was watching one girl slurp down a good portion of the ribcage and a leg -- she looked like a snake swallowing prey!!! [​IMG]

    Can they pick up any random diseases from these fledglings? The meat was always a fresh kill...
  2. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.

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