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Having a good coop and keeping your birds safe is very important. We aren't the only ones that like chicken! These chicken predators want to get to your flock.
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Go Electric: Protect Your Chickens from Bears and Other PredatorsAs a growing number of Granite State residents raise chickens, an increasing number of wildlife species are recognizing unprotected poultry as an easy food source. "Fish and Game strongly recommends that the public take a responsible approach to protecting their chickens and other livestock, one that is beneficial to both the state's wildlife and a [...]
5 Tips for Safer Free Ranging for your Chickens and DucksThe sad fact of the matter is that free ranging your chickens and ducks always carries risks with it and eventually is probably going to end badly (more than likely very badly) if you raise them long enough. As an old farmer told me once, you only have to lose once...
New pet gear protects against hawks Owls and hawks are natural enemies. In nature, birds of prey will avoid similar predators. So, it makes perfect sense a local trio has partnered to develop iProtect Pet Gear, inspired by nature itself. The comfortable and lightweight T-shirts and neoprene vests display the eyes of an owl to help deter raptors.
Do Skunks Kill Chickens? Take Steps to Protect Your Flock
Flystrike Treatment for Livestock and Poultry - Countryside Animals and flies seem to go hand in hand on a farm. So what is flystrike? If you have livestock, you most likely battle the common stable fly, and you're always on the hunt for effective fly deterrent strategies. If animal manure piles up and is not composted properly, your fly population will increase past the point of annoyance.