Weasel Attack!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by TheReadyBoys, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. TheReadyBoys

    TheReadyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few weeks ago, I gave my cousin a few of ducklings. They were pretty big and were very pretty. He kept them in the barn and today was the second time he let them out into the stream. Later in the evening, he got home to find one duckling in the barn with a gash on his neck. He is alive, but needs help. The other two were found down stream with cuts in their neck with blood flowing. He thinks it is a weasel, and I think so too. What can he do about helping the duck? How can he trap the weasel? We were talking about a box trap and then killing it. Please help, because his duck may die!
     
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  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    Here are two forms of trap set ups that will help protect your poultry from the twin threats of weasels and their aquatic first cousins mink.
    Again these sets are species specific and there will be little or no by catch with these setups.
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  3. TheReadyBoys

    TheReadyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks. I will try it out.
     

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