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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by Kbr42 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:22 am

KimChick wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:32 pm
Bert Sr. is out and about but walking like "an old man", stooped over.
DH said that even when he stands stooped over, it is the same posture that he has seen Bert Sr. in before he has it out with Jr.
Needless to say, it doesn't look like any of the hens and Jr. are bothering him, after he and Jr. had it out the day before yesterday.
Plus, I'm thinking he still must be sore from the attack.
Hope he is feeling better today!
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by KimChick » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:53 pm

Bert Sr. is still with us! He's keeping watch and Bert Jr. respects his seniority.
But, since hearing about a family of foxes not far from us, we will still have to be on guard when we let the chickens out to roam.
So, between the 2 roosters, on different sections of the property, each with small groups of hens, hopefully all will prevail.
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by KimChick » Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:56 pm

Would I be able to post a photo of the dead, mangy, scrawny fox that was put out of its misery?
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:14 pm

It wouldn't be the first one! A good thing you killed it.
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by ross » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:22 pm

Most fox & coyotes are very mangy now . To many living in to close a quarters & to many being born & not enough culling being done . S.S.S. Luck
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by KimChick » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:02 pm

Yes, Ross, I understand that too many of one species in close proximity does invite disease.
Here is the fox that killed our hen and maimed our rooster. There is hardly any fur on its tail; on the lower neck by the "shoulder" is a black spot; that spot is a tick. This fox had a few ticks on it.
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:23 pm

You did it a favour poor thing.
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by kenya » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:21 pm

Poor thing, its hard to see such a beautiful animal looking like that, I agree you did it and other healthy foxes a favour.
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by windwalkingwolf » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:20 am

Oh, yuck, that is one sick-looking animal! I think if I touched it I would be tempted to shower in gasoline :barf: I for one am glad you put it out of its misery, and yours!
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Re: Top Dog Rooster

Post by TomK » Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:40 pm

windwalkingwolf wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:20 am
Oh, yuck, that is one sick-looking animal! I think if I touched it I would be tempted to shower in gasoline :barf: I for one am glad you put it out of its misery, and yours!
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