Young Hawk...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Eddy Honey, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. Eddy Honey

    Eddy Honey New Member

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    Hopefully he's a vegetarian and leaves my chickens along.

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  2. blueblood

    blueblood New Member

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    Ha! Awesome predator. I have one that lives in my back field and love to hear his takeoff sound. But, I hope you chicken yard does not become a jumbo bird feeder for him....
     

  3. Walt B

    Walt B New Member

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    When are chickens free ranged we could always tell when there was a hawk; all the ladies would end up undercover. We'd look up and there's be a hawk flying over. Now we have them confined and their outside coop has chicken wire over the top.

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  4. Eddy Honey

    Eddy Honey New Member

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    The neighbor just harvested the wheat field and then the next day someone came in and was baling the stalks for straw I guess. The hawks seem more interested in stuff the farmers are shaking up than the chickens. I'm sure the dogs are a deterent as well.
     
  5. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    The hawks are looking for rats, snakes and rabbits. After baling the straw or hay they just lost all of their hiding spots. Usually have a hawk or two follow me around when I am baling hay just for that reason. Have a buddy that says the coyotes will follow him when mowing hay to grab up the rabbits and rats.