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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by PtldChick, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    Portland, OR
    do predators like raccoons and possums just eat the head and crop or neck and leave the rest of the body? I would think the breast/innards would be the most nutritious, filling part.

    When's the last time you ordered a bucket of heads and necks at KFC?

    just curious...
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    For funsies.
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Because they dont have a freezer... Yes it does seem pointless for them to wipe out half a flock when there is no way they could eat them all in a day. Loosing one bird at a time is hard enough- but to find so many dead is heartbreaking. If not disturbed the carcasses often would be taken away- buried or put somewhere where the predator can return to them as needed.

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