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        08-24-2013, 07:56 PM
      #761
    Yearling
    Oh Celeste, so so sorry. I hate to hear that. I know how much it hurts :(
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        08-24-2013, 09:36 PM
      #762
    Green Broke
    Oh tragedy! That's happened to me before and it is devastating. My condolences.
         
        08-24-2013, 09:59 PM
      #763
    Trained
    Thanks everybody. I really knew that if I turned him out he could be in danger. We really live out in a wild area. He couldn't get along with the other chickens and he hated being penned by himself. At least he got about a year of having fun and living free. He was cute because he followed me around the yard. I like to think it was love, but I think it has more to do with him wanting handouts. I think he lived as long as he did because he did a good job of roosting up high. This happened in broad daylight.
         
        08-24-2013, 10:09 PM
      #764
    Green Broke
    Celeste - be on the watch for the return of the fox as he will likely come back to try his luck again.
         
        08-24-2013, 10:11 PM
      #765
    Trained
    I have them all in what should be a safe place right now. Thanks for mentioning it. I hope he can't dig into the chicken coop.
         
        08-25-2013, 12:01 AM
      #766
    Green Broke
    I'm putting hot wire low and high around my new chicken yard. I've seen fox also... So sorry Celeste.
         
        08-25-2013, 12:03 AM
      #767
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Celeste    
    I have them all in what should be a safe place right now. Thanks for mentioning it. I hope he can't dig into the chicken coop.
    That sucks about your roo, Im sure his life of freedom was a happy one.

    Do you have any plans to relocate Mr. Fox?
         
        08-25-2013, 12:51 AM
      #768
    Trained
    I'd relocate that fox to underneath the biggest old oak tree I could find.....SSS
         
        08-25-2013, 01:09 AM
      #769
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Dreamcatcher Arabians    
    I'd relocate that fox to underneath the biggest old oak tree I could find.....SSS
    not his fault he is hungry.

    I rehomed a dog that I had that probably killed 15 of my chickens. He WASNT hungry, and didnt have the excuse of high prey drive....not even eating, just killing for fun! Much as I was tempted to Old Oak tree him, I found him a home that didnt have birds

    Anyway if theres wild land nearby, why not relocate?
         
        08-25-2013, 01:47 AM
      #770
    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by demonwolfmoon    
    not his fault he is hungry.

    I rehomed a dog that I had that probably killed 15 of my chickens. He WASNT hungry, and didnt have the excuse of high prey drive....not even eating, just killing for fun! Much as I was tempted to Old Oak tree him, I found him a home that didnt have birds

    Anyway if theres wild land nearby, why not relocate?
    Entirely personal preference. I would not relocate it and run the risk of it returning or having a go at me while I tried to move it. Same goes for stray dogs. I have a lot of money invested in my livestock and I won't tolerate anything taking an easy meal.
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