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What is the most common predator POLL

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by GoldenSparrow, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Hawks

    3 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Racoons

    4 vote(s)
    22.2%
  3. Skunks

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Rats

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Foxes

    3 vote(s)
    16.7%
  6. Dogs

    6 vote(s)
    33.3%
  7. Other

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering, What is the most common predator that takes/ kills/ harms your chickens?
    I want to know what most people have problems with.

    Thanks Everyone
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  2. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aside from dogs, which predator is a problem is going to differ by area.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Hands down...snakes.
     
  4. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, I never thought of snakes
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hawks first, free dogs second. We have both running free in abundance.
     
  6. TinaSwarr

    TinaSwarr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For me it was cars, had no choice but to put fences up.
     
  7. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you dont mind me asking, did you ever lose one to a car?
    Sometimes mine go near the road.
     
  8. TinaSwarr

    TinaSwarr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the 2 years that I have been keeping chickens, every one of my loses have been due to cars, and this is a back road...when people throw the joke at me of why does the chicken cross the road, I tell them I do not know because mine never make it to the other side.
     
  9. Stevo

    Stevo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fox. But I do get even


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  10. pkzman

    pkzman Out Of The Brooder

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    Dogs
     

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