A pretador in the henhouse

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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by Farrier1987 » Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:14 pm

For coon control, I have also heard that if you get a picture of Davy Crocket and put it up where they can see it, I helps keep them away.
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by baronrenfrew » Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:43 am

and some zoos made the mistake of bring in ‘coons to Japan and Germany...guess what? now they have ‘coons too! genius!
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by ross » Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:13 pm

Coons are good eating , lots of meat just do a good job of skinning out the fat & wrap in bacon or deep fry in turkey fryer . Luck
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:03 pm

The ones I got stank to high heaven, I didn't even want to touch them. Is that normal?
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by ross » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:14 pm

Probably the den/ home they slept in unless sick . Once you get the fur coat off or colder weather comes .
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by Farrier1987 » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:50 am

I would expect that coon like anything else, a great deal of the taste etc depends on how it was killed and taken care of and how soon as well as what it was eating and its body condition and age. I know that is very important with most animals you contemplate eating. And Ross is right, cooler weather helps in almost every way.
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:28 pm

I've never had one reek really badly, unless it was mucking about in a swamp. They do tend to smell like old urine though, I don't think they leave their dens to pee like most other mammals.
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by Skinny rooster » Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:33 pm

I have seen those around from time to time but didn't know what they were. When I try to ask wildlife service people, they would keep saying we only have green garter snakes around here and nothing else.
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:17 pm

Skinny rooster wrote:
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:33 pm
I have seen those around from time to time but didn't know what they were. When I try to ask wildlife service people, they would keep saying we only have green garter snakes around here and nothing else.
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Re: A pretador in the henhouse

Post by ross » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:19 pm

Is that the catch & release people ? Skinny Rooster .
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