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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Shelanie, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any idea what is doing this? Didn't even eat the chicken, just snacked on my turkey.

    I have buried hardware cloth so it would to have gone over 2x4 horse fencing.
     
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  2. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    I'm sorry for your loss ... [​IMG]
     
  3. mikeksfarmer

    mikeksfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry you have issues going here. Very sorry for you loss. A fox, coyote, or bob cat carries at least one off. You have a raccoon. Live traps work, shoot them with a 22 in the trap or drown them. After that they make great fertalizer or you can burn them or send them to the land fill. Dont stop with one, I bet you got several.
     
  4. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. How do you catch/kill one other than a Have-a-heart trap? There is a duck gone too.
     
  5. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    I am thinking a dog.
     
  6. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What ever it was was very very quiet because I have two Rotties that live right outside these pens. I know it wasn't them.
     
  7. Bizzybirdy

    Bizzybirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like racoon(s) work. Had lots of experience with those sneaky, nasty critters. [​IMG] One even killed my CAT.

    Hope you get it soon, whatever did this. So sorry.
     
  8. card5640

    card5640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I HAD racoon problems and caught one with a have a heart....and I have no heart and no gun. I drowned him in a big bin of water while still in the cage, lifted the cage up with a broom stick and put him in!
     
  9. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    *That being said, please do not gloat or suggest torturous ways of killing for pleasure or indeed, post in such a way that your predator control can be construed as pleasure killing instead of simply taking care of a problem.
     
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  10. SurprisingWoman

    SurprisingWoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since raccoons are carriers of rabies I think this is a bad idea.

    Actually, there are about 50 reasons this is a bad idea but the rabies is enough.

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