Will Mr Foxy be returning???

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by YoYofranko, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. YoYofranko

    YoYofranko Out Of The Brooder

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    Last night i spotted a fox in my garden trying to find a way through my fencing to my hens. My dogs don't take kindly to strangers in their garden so i decided to let them out, sure enough they immediately took after it. They didn't catch it which i'm glad about but it was very close so ive got a feeling he wont be coming back.
    Even if he did manage to find a way through the fencing at that time of the night he wouldn't be finding a way into the coop, its during the day that worries me.

    Do you think a fox would return after nearly getting attacked by two dogs??
    Next time i'm sure the fox wont be so lucky.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    If your dogs are not on guard 24/7 , Mr fox will return.

    I have tons of trail cam photos showing a fox and then the dogs run it off within an hour the fox will be back to have it's photo taken again.

    Same goes for coons,possiums and the big bad wolf.

    However where some of my dogs stay all the time they never enter those areas.

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  3. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He'll be back, just with a little more caution.
     
  4. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll be right there with my BBQ sauce, bib on, along with a knife and fork.

    Are those chickens done yet?
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    The Fox? you really eat fox?
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:[​IMG] I believe they are speaking for the fox.
     
  7. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No chicken, prefer it with BBQ sauce, if you are serving I'm coming by to eat.
     
  8. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vixens love chixens! [​IMG]
     
  9. YoYofranko

    YoYofranko Out Of The Brooder

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    Any fox is welcome in my garden as long as they don't mind being a dogs dinner.
    So far last night he didn't come back but we'll be ready for whenever he does. I'm pretty sure he can't dig under the fencing because the wire is sunken into the ground, just not sure how high a fox will jump when hungry.
     

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