Which poultry is susceptible to which predator

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cupman, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I just started this thread to learn about turkeys but if anyone is interesting maybe they can make a longer list.

    We know chickens, quail and guineas are all at risk when it comes to coyotes, bobcats and raccoons but what about other poultry or other predators? Will a raccoon attempt to kill a full grown 40 pound tom turkey? I'd like to get some but I hear they sleep where they please. The only risky predator around here are raccoons and very very rarely I will see a coyote.

  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    Quote: If he's hungry enough he will.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    A raccoon will take on a full grown turkey or goose under the cover of darkness when they are most vulnerable.

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