Well, woke up to my dogs barking **update** on post #1 (graphic desc.)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by 98 gt, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

    Jan 14, 2009
    Marshville NC
    Grabbed my rifle, and went to the coop... Found a horrible chicken massacre ... I think we have 7 confirmed dead, about 18 missing, and 9 injured chickens. :angry: saw 2 large dogs that I had seen about 4 months ago was gonna shoot, the darn rifle jammed on me!!!
    I am sooooo upset right now. Had egg orders that I'm gonna have to cancel since I dont know if I'll get the eggs.

    well, was cleaning out the brooder when i heard the roosters making one heck of a ruckes(sp?)... went to dump the shavings in the compost pile and here come 2 dogs running out of he woods,one holding a rooter by the wing... i run back inside and grab the aforementioned rifle, aim and shoot it right berhind the shoulder... then once more in the head... shot and chased the other one but to no avail... so long and the short of it, goodish day for me and bad bad day for the dog...
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2009
  2. BoiseBubba

    BoiseBubba Serama Psycho

    Feb 11, 2009
    Boise, ID
  3. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

    Jan 14, 2009
    Marshville NC
    That's what I was thinking...
  4. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    Man I'm so sorry and that totally sucks. To bad you didn't get the dogs the first time.
  5. SussexInSeattle

    SussexInSeattle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 6, 2008
    Sorry for your loss, is ther any way that the missing could have run for cover?
  6. FarmerDenise

    FarmerDenise Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2007
    Sonoma County
    Sure know what it feels like. Sorry your gun jammed!!!
    I normally abhore violence, but when folks allow their dogs to roam, I feel we are entitled to protect the critters in our care. [​IMG]
    So sorry for your loss.
  7. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    So Sorry,

    this must have been awful to wake up to.

    any idea where these dogs came from?

    I hope you find some of the missing at least.

    Best wishes,

  8. roosters97

    roosters97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    What kind of rfle was it? a .22 semi? They happen to get jamed alot [​IMG]
  9. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    they'll be back, lube your gun.
  10. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I agree !! If you can`t find them to confront the owner, lube the gun. Bigger the gun, the better.

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