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

  1. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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!!

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    For funsies.
     
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    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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