What Killed My Chicken??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by CoalLucker, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. CoalLucker

    CoalLucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i got home and found a big pile of feathers on the side of my house, along with a bunch of feathers along the inside and the outside of the fence. the mass next to the house was the biggest. her body was across the street under a tree with her head missing. there's a dog that sniffs around my yard a lot when it gets loose so does that sound like a dog kill or something else? it would've happened during the middle of the day if that helps.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Sounds like a bird of prey.
     
  3. baredrock101

    baredrock101 Out Of The Brooder

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    It could have been a dog kill but dogs most dogs eat the hole bird not just the head.
     
  4. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    It sounds like a hawk or eagle. Something like that.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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