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What killed this Polish rooster? Graphic pictures.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Kennyog, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. Kennyog

    Kennyog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This rooster was killed from outside the pen,no other chickens were harmed. Head is missing, vent is as you see in the picture. thinking maybe a coon.i have a trap set using the rooster's body for bait.i'll let you know if i catch the killer.
     
  2. stephhassler

    stephhassler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks similar to my kills today and yesterday - done by a hawk. Do you have a top on your pen? If so, probably coon.
     
  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
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    Coon
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Coon
     
  5. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    coon
     
  6. Scraps

    Scraps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dirty rotten coon [​IMG] [​IMG] Hope you catch the little killer.
     
  7. Bizzybirdy

    Bizzybirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a typical racoon killing. So sorry for your loss. It WILL be back....
     
  8. silkydragon

    silkydragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chupacabra
     
  9. stephhassler

    stephhassler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ha ha - only if he or she lives in the southwest!
     
  10. cornpone

    cornpone New Egg

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    hate to disagree with you all on the coon.....in my experience most of the time a coon will take it with them,,,,just eating the head & ripping into the guts is a little odd really.. a mink or weasel will just eat the head,,maybe some of the organs,,an tom cats will do it..i would set some steel traps around it & if when it returns ..you will know for sure.! i have so much trouble with varmints {since my great pyrenees died } i'm going to buy a trail camera to set up....i set 5 traps every day....31 possums..3 coons- 1 ground hog....& lots of cats..since july..
     

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