What's the varmit??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by prairiehen74369, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. prairiehen74369

    prairiehen74369 Songster

    May 7, 2010
    north east oklahoma
    Something, I am thinking a snake killed two baby chicks in a pen with their mother. Here's what I found 1 body and the head of the other a snake would have swallowed the chick head and all. Right?

    So was it a rat? Anyone else have this happen if so will it come back for the other one it killed?
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Songster

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    I think it sounds like a weasel cause rats drag the birds into their holes and snakes swallow then whole a weasel just kills for fun so check the neck of the body and if it is slit its probably a weasel. Good luck and hope you dont ose anymore! [​IMG]
  3. Achickenwrangler#1

    Achickenwrangler#1 Songster

    Aug 7, 2011
    west virginia
    hmmmmmmmmm, not a snake, something ate it quickly on the spot, so maybe a coyote, you said a pen, but really don't know what that means, could have been practically anything but a snake

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