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Will A Rat Terrorize My Girls?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Foster Reds, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Foster Reds

    Foster Reds In the Brooder

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    Found mice droppings a few weeks ago in the hen house , But today I went out to find larger droppings.. Think or I know we have a RAT!!! Any advice or suggestions on how to get rid of the problem?? Please .... [​IMG]
     

  2. henpeck31

    henpeck31 In the Brooder

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    A good rat trap. and they will mess with your girls and they will eat your eggs. If they can get to your eggs they can take off with them and save them for rainy days or until you can follow the rotten egg smell. Good Luck.
     
  3. joan1708

    joan1708 Songster

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    look up rat trap on youtube. There one made out of a 5 gallon bucket, hanger and pop can. I wonder if anyone has had any success with it.
     
  4. Foster Reds

    Foster Reds In the Brooder

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    Thanks for info!! I figuered that would happen, I dont want anything messing with my girls..[​IMG] Much Appricated
     

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