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Do Raccoons Eat Chickens?
June 30, 2019 . · Coops

Many backyard flock owners have lots of questions about chicken predators. Do raccoons eat chickens? Do skunks kill chickens? What about foxes, hawks, bears, bobcats, and the neighborhood dog? Unfortunately, the answer …

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Barnevelder Chicken Adventures

Ryan B. Walden, Wisconsin – It was the winter of 2007, I had been chickenless for several months, and the snow was deep. Cabin fever was at its peak. As if by …

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What Killed My Chicken?
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

By Gail Damerow – Keep a flock for long and sooner or later you’ll be asking yourself, “What killed my chicken?” Many marauders love our backyard chickens as much as we …

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How to Protect Chickens from Hawks
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

When I walked out to the chicken coop and looked up, I was horrified to see a red-tailed hawk calmly eating one of my White Leghorns. When the hawk spotted …

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Chicken Predators and Winter: Tips to Keep Your Flock Safe
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

Chicken predators are always a concern for small flock owners, but the risk of attack may actually be worse in winter months. Winter is the season of privation for all creatures, …

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