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What killed my chicken?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jdraack, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. jdraack

    jdraack New Egg

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    Today I found my large brama in our yard, almost dead. Her neck was completely bare of feathers and her throat was punctured. Had to take her to the vet to be put down. Do you think it was a hawk? It was during the day and our yard is fenced in...
     
  2. DaddyChicken

    DaddyChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say a hawk. Last Sunday afternoon a hawk killed our best BR in our fenced back yard. I didn't see any puncture wounds but I'm pretty sure her neck was broken.
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Sounds like a hawk. They will do that to the the neck.

    Sorry for your loss.
     

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