What is this ???

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by critters, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    How do I trap it ??
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  2. janukey

    janukey Out Of The Brooder

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    Mink ?

    baited cage trap would be used here in uk.
     
  3. DaveOmak

    DaveOmak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like it "might" be a badger..... One VERY mean animal..... Can't really tell for sure.... was it about 3-4' long including tail ???
    They have claws that will rip up about anything.... and teeth that will tear anything apart.... They are a fairly short animal...


    .....Badger and Coyote....
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  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Badger...I hope your coop/run is wired with 1/2" hardware cloth.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I'd bet that's a fisher.

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    No badgers in Va. - mink or perhaps a fisher depending upon size. Box trap baited with sardines/chicken/liver might just work.
     
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  7. DoubletakeFarm

    DoubletakeFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mink. I don't know how you'd trap it outside of water. Talk to someone around you that traps.
     
  8. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mink
     
  9. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too small and wrong area for badger. My first thought was mink. Live trap with meat maybe?
     
  10. CmbMn

    CmbMn New Egg

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    Just looks like a mink
     

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