Well it finally happened

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Baralak, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    We moved to our new home and everything was hunky dorey. Big girls enjoy their coop and run, (22 weeks old) and some started chicks at 6 weeks old. Today a hawk swooped in the grow out pen and got 2. Of course it was 2 of my favorite chicks, a two cocks. A BR and a mix.

    Guess I'm off to TSC to get some deer netting.
     
  2. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss. It always breaks my heart to hear of someones favorites being taken by birds or whatever else....
     
  3. MyKidLuvsGreenEgz

    MyKidLuvsGreenEgz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry your kids got gone. We haven't lost any yet and I'm kinda concerned how my autistic kid will take it when (no, not if) it happens.

    Netting. Yes.
     
  4. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
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    [​IMG] sorry for your loss. dang hawks
     
  5. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here are their baby pictures... Day old. The gray one was Lil' Belle
    The one that is second to the right in the bottom picture. His name was Sneakers

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  6. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry to hear about the hawk! they are bad, esp. right now w/it so cold. Yep, deer netting helps a lot!
     
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Awe Joe I'm sorry!! [​IMG] (Just sent you a text!)
     
  8. olinandkim

    olinandkim New Egg

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss. We lost 2 and rescued 1 from the hawk before she was hurt. We bought orange plastic fence from Lowes to cover our chicken run. It has kept the hawk out. Plus we bought a rooster for added protection for our ladies.
     
  9. BlakesFarm

    BlakesFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry! [​IMG]
     
  10. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
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    [​IMG] I am so sorry for your loss. Stupid Hawks.
     

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