What kills during the mid day and eats only the head?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by lucky acres, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. lucky acres

    lucky acres Out Of The Brooder

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    I have read through most of the predator articles and didn't find anything that kills during the day and eats only
    the Head. first I would like to say my Henrietta was a blind chicken and she was a free range along with 2 roosters and 2 other hens
    my less dominant rooster would watch and help Henrietta. she was missing today around 3 but remembered my rooster
    squaking around 2:eek:o where I found my Henrietta. so thats when it must of happened, what would kill in mid sunny afternoon.
    would a opossum kill during the day?"
     
  2. dinahmoe

    dinahmoe Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    i know of a hawk who would take just the head.he would rip it off and fly away with it.he would come back later for the rest when there was nothing else around.so that could be your predator.
    R.I.P. Henrietta:(
     
  3. lucky acres

    lucky acres Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Dina..
    Guess it's pen time for at least a week..
     
  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    I am so sorry! I have heard feral cats will do that too... but i wouldn't think they'd do it with those roosters there
     
  5. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weasels and mink tear off the head and drink the blood.
     
  6. Turkeyrangler

    Turkeyrangler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weasels will hunt at any time. Weasels will take the head and/or bleed them out and drink the blood. My vote goes for weasel.
     

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