Went from 13 down to 2

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by AndreaDavis, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. AndreaDavis

    AndreaDavis Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 19, 2012
    Wasn't sure @ 1st, but suspect a dog is getting in fenced area by way of squeezing through cattle panel. I am placing crates around fence now to try and save my last rooster and hen. I have 6 new babies, in hm under light. And when they are big enough going to be free range too. Also going to build privacy fence for dogs, So what else can I do? My hen won't lay any more, scared to death. So think I will give her to parents, maybe new hm will help. But don't know if rooster will be ok alone? Any one know how to keep dogs out till daughter take's dog when they move?
  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    Reinforce coop with very strong wire fencing. Chain dogs. Get rid of dogs or put chickens somewhere safe. If the dogs can get to them, they've already had 11 squeaky toys or meals, they will keep coming back.
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Were the chickens gone from the yard? Scattered dead? Tell us what you found. Really sorry to hear about your loss - that is so rough. Hang in there!!

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