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what is getting my chickens?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Rev, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Rev

    Rev Hatching

    Feb 4, 2009
    One of my chickens is missing. No feathers , no nothing just gone. I looked for her all over my place but nothing. What could have gotten her? And left no trace ? I have 8 acres , live in Texas. My chickens roam during the day and are put up at night. I count my chickens everynight last night one was missing. If anyone can help me with this please do, thanks
  2. sandypaws

    sandypaws Songster

    Nov 12, 2008
    desert of calif
    coyote... bobcat... fox...
    all will hunt durning the day, and may not leave any trace

    could she be hiding with a nest full of eggs????? i had one i thought was "missing" showed up one day with 3 baby chicks
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2009
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    I agree with Sandy, and it could possibly be a hawk. But maybe shes just went broody.
  4. Omran

    Omran Songster

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:Rev First of all [​IMG]

    I really think it will stay unknown for everyone till the chicken come back, because 8 acers are alot to look for the hen.
    I wish you best luck finding her.

  5. little horse

    little horse Songster

    Sep 10, 2008
    centerville texas
    yes good luck finding her, i hope shes just broody and has some eggs somewhere safe, i do hope nothing got her.

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