Will a mongoose take out a meat bird?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Mauka, Oct 7, 2014.

  1. Mauka

    Mauka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Needing to build a coop for my 15 meaties arriving in a few weeks. Don't want to get too fancy, but want to protect. Mongoose are the biggest threat here-will they really take out a large chicken? Babies are a guarantee but bigger ones?
     
  2. konachicks

    konachicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm no expert at all but read that mongoose only try to get chicks because they're attracted to the peeping. Not adult birds. But my source could be wrong lol
     
  3. Mauka

    Mauka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes this is what I thought too. I don't want them getting my food tho!
     

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