Wiped me out.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cgarcia67, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. cgarcia67

    cgarcia67 New Egg

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    Well that didn't take to long. Just had a neighbors dog tear through my pen and kill every chicken I had. **** shame. Had 40 chicks about 8 weeks old. Amercaunas barred rocks black and golden sex links. Just killed most didn't eat most just killed them.
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry that really has to suck, I had a few dogs kill two of my birds I can't imagine wiping our my entire flock.
     
  3. Greg88

    Greg88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That really sucks!
    How is your neighbor? can you get compensation?
     
  4. cgarcia67

    cgarcia67 New Egg

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    He offered to pay for them. And lock his dogs up. Told him I appreciated it but that I'd have to deal with his dogs if I caught them back at my place. He understood.
     
  5. Greg88

    Greg88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup
     
  6. cgarcia67

    cgarcia67 New Egg

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    Just went and bought 20 more barred rocks. Son gonna be mad when he gets home from school.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Did you build a more secure area for them? No offense, but if a dog can get to your birds, a raccoon, fox, etc will see an all-you-can-eat buffet.
     
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  8. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you told him you would have to deal with his dogs if caught at your place where you holding a 20 guage when you said it? [​IMG]

    I hope you took the compensation.
     
  9. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Electric fencing is a wonderful thing. If you don't want electric 14 gauge welded wire for run and dig apron will keep your birds safe.

    Very sorry for your lose.
     
  10. cgarcia67

    cgarcia67 New Egg

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    Completely re built my cage and reinforced everything buried wire, brought in cross times to act as a barrier as well. The culprit was a big pit bull Lookin dog super sweet dog but played havoc on my little birdies. But dogs will be dogs I guess. He is keeping them locked up now. I don't think we will have an issue anytime soon.
     

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