Yep My Chicken Got Ate!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by shepherd, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. shepherd

    shepherd Out Of The Brooder

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    I went hunting today and when I was walking and I noticed some feathers by a thicket. So went on hunting and when I came back to check it out I knew I lost a chicken.
    I followed the feather trail to the place where the critter started to eat my chicken. I noticed that there was fish bones under the feathers. That meant it was feeding around my house because the fish bones belonged to some large mouth bass I cought. Thats when I noticed that it was living in the thicket because it had beaten trailes everywhere. I followed these trails for futher sign of the animal and I found more bass bones and some crap. It didnt belong to a cat, or a coon, or a possum. It wasnt big enough to be a dog. So I think a fox my be what it is. Ill set a live trap to try and catch it. Its about all I can do.
     
  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    You're probably right... sounds like a fox...
     
  3. GrumpyOldMan

    GrumpyOldMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Curious! What are hunting this time year? Predators? Pigs? [​IMG]

    ItÂ’s too hot here to hunt anything other than ice water. [​IMG] And that's not because I'm mad. It's that hot here. [​IMG]
     
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  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:yup. i agree. it's hot here.
     
  5. GrumpyOldMan

    GrumpyOldMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yup. i agree. it's hot here.

    [​IMG] Hi! I went to Opelousas once when I wes 14. A very long time ago. [​IMG] I'm in Metairie.
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Snares set on the trails or runways would be more effective for catching fox.
     
  7. shepherd

    shepherd Out Of The Brooder

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    I went sqirrel hunting
     
  8. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry bout' your chicken [​IMG] Hope you catch the killer!!
     
  9. Afrochicken

    Afrochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about your loss! [​IMG] Hope the predator dosent come back! [​IMG]
     

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