What kind of animal is this??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by TheHenHen, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. TheHenHen

    TheHenHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2012
    Canada Amaranth
    Hello, 2 of my ISA Browns died, and a white ferret looking thing ate them (Dead)[​IMG]. Do you know what this is?? It only eats dead chickens. I found a hole in our driveway (Our driveway is rocky) and my mom thought it was that animals home. It might live underground? What is this? Do you know?

  2. Scott H

    Scott H Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2012
    Twin Lakes, ID
    My Coop
    Weasels turn white this time of year and then are called ermine. They will kill to eat!
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    SE Michigan
    We have lesser weasels in lower Michigan. They have dark brown coats in the summer and white in the winter. I lost 1/2 my flock of duckling to one in 1 night. The weasel ripps out the throat and drinks the blood with little damage to rest off the body.
    I hope you are not dealing with a weasel, they are practically impossible to trap :( Even with 3 live traps and 6 jaw traps!

    I never did catch that weasel. I fort knoxed the coop and he finnally moved on when he couldn't get in anymore.
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2012

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