two predator questions... and a pic

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cptbahama, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. cptbahama

    cptbahama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At which point do racoons try to dig? This guy did not try to dig.

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    And has anyone had issues with weasels in central North Carolina?
     
  2. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] loved the little bubble at least you know that right now your coop/pen is safe. By the way nice set up,,,,
     
  3. jenanneray

    jenanneray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't seen any weasels around here. I've dealt with opossums, raccoons, a mole(I dont think it will mess with the chickens, just makes a mess of the yard, but I will feel sorry for it if it happens to pop up in their area...) and occasionally hunting dogs running through the yard. So far the opossums and raccoons seem more interested in destroying my trash can than the giant chicken house.

    Very nice coop you have, by the way!!
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    we have weasels in western N.C. just make sure coop and run is very secure, nice coop too
     
  5. DTRM30

    DTRM30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I LOVE that setup ! [​IMG] I need to show it to DH - ..... summer project here we come (I can wish, right ? )

    The bubble quote is great ! - that just makes the photo !

    As for digging, can't really say. I know I have a few around my coop (actually were starting to live in my shed - I have a separate shed that I keep the feed, bicycles, etc. in) - but they haven't dug or gotten into the coop or run (yet - nothing is ever "never" when it comes to chickens )
     
  6. good ole boy

    good ole boy Out Of The Brooder

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    i am not sure about racoons digging but i will say i had one to climb up the eve of my barn and kill several 4 mont h old chicks before i figured out what it was. and by the way very nice looking coop
     

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