update.....fox attack...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by shadust1, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. shadust1

    shadust1 Songster

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    my boyfriend told me that the foxes that were in our yard were really big....the size of our dog...he is like 100lbs...ewww....pretty sure it was a male n female...he shot at them...he said that with each shot they jumped up into the air and twisted and turned..lol...didnt think he got either one of them....so .....chickens r locked up until after work so we can make better accomodations for my princesses....
     

  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Maybe they were coyotes....Foxes aren't very big......
     
  3. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Quote:Some coyotes can have the same sort of coloring in winter... Too big for a fox I agree.
     
  4. Chickenaddict

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    Sounds alot like a yote to me. We have both here. Not tooo long ago a coyote got ahold of my cat and di some pretty significant damage, not a month later he killed my other cat and several cats in the neighborhood. By the next weekend the yote had gotten hit by a car, after he was gone the red fox moved in. In the dark he looked like a red fox on steroids, in daylight you could tell the difference alot better. Good luck tryin to get them, I had no luck trying to shoot the one here.
     
  5. aprophet

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    they are mostly like trapping fox you just have to think a little bigger they are not that hard to catch and get rid off

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