Something chewed it's way into the henhouse and bit the heads of all the birds just leaving the bodies. Any ideas please?


  • undautriundautri Senior Member
    it depends what country you are in
    in uk the most likely culpret is a weasel - the chickens are too big for them to carry away so they only take the most nutritious part - the brain
     mink if they are in your area too
     odd hens could point to rats or foxes
     in usa id suggest a raccoon
     hope you can find a way to keep them away from any other chooks you have

  • solarbatssolarbats Senior Member
    Sorry to hear about your losses.

    I agree with Kath, and would add stoat and polecat to the list of suspects.
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