Weasel or rat?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ThiefPouter06, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SOmething got my chicks last night. One alive,one headless,one bite on back of head, on dead no marks, 4 gone. Found small dug out spot under wall. Weasel or rat?
     
  2. @migocontodos~

    @migocontodos~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old were the chicks....with 4 gone really doesn't sound like a rat to me.
    Weasel maybe even a fox?
     
  3. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry - thought you were planning to talk politics here . . .
     
  4. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 weeks old. Couldnt have been a fox too small for fox to enter.
     
  5. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Sounds like a rat to me.
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    2 week old chicks, probably a rat. For the first 2 wks of life my chicks start off in a wire brooder. The wire is 1/2"x1". No rats or snakes are getting to my babies. Here is a picture of my brooder. The chicks were 3 days old here.

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  7. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like the work of a rat. It could be a mother rat as to why four are missing they will take food back to a nest. a weesel would have a bigger hole and none would have been left. Rats are really bad about taking the heads off and bites to the back of the neck
     
  8. andorraclaim

    andorraclaim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a rat.
     
  9. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rat huh? I guess she didnt know my day job......Pest control technician!!!!!!!! MUWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This will be fun.......
     
  10. Clay In Iowa

    Clay In Iowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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