Chickens are prey for so many predators, and even common snakes can pose a threat to young birds. It’s up to us keepers to protect these vulnerable birds.
Raccoons can be devastating predators if they access a poultry flock, so follow these important guidelines for defending against these common scavengers.
Rodents are more pest than predator to chickens, but in the coop they can spread disease and cause destruction, so make sure you don’t attract mice or rats.
These two families employ very different plans to their chicken-keeping endeavors. Both work well, so read on for tips for your own flock!
Coyotes and foxes are two of the most common chicken predators. Here’s how to determine which is around and what to do about it.
Chicken predators can wreak havoc on a flock, so protect your coop and run from common predators using the following tips and techniques.
When chickens escape their coop and make a run for it, it’s a matter of life or death as they evade a handful of immediate threats.
Wild predators are a sure threat to your chickens, but don’t forget that a neighbor’s dog (or even your own) can and will kill a beloved bird, too.