Saturday, July 2, 2011

Good Night, Crappy Morning

Due to more broken and stolen eggs, I set the trap last night at dusk and awhile after dark I heard metal hitting metal (I had put my broken cage next to it so they couldn't reach in and get the food) so I went to check it out and found a trapped raccoon . After seeing that it looked fine for the night, I decided to wait until morning due to the fact I can't shot a 22 and hold a flashlight at the same time.

So this morning when I woke up I grabbed the gun, shells (bullets), and a trash bag and headed out to the coop. And found part of my traps bottom ripped out, the raccoon gone, and my beautiful BA/EE hen is missing and thought to have been killed.


  1. I found your blog on goodreads and I had to chuckle. It is a lot of fun. My family had chickens when I was growing up and I loved it. I wish we could have some now, but the city ordinances have changed.

    I am following your blog. Please feel free to stop by my blog. I am new to blogging but I have been having a lot of fun.

  2. Thanks for checking out my blog! You might check on your ordinances, a lot have been changed in resent years due to the new trend of backyard chickens. Also a lot of people are fighting and winning their right to keep a few hens in their yards. And I'll check out your blog.