Lately we have been dealing with a fox who is either very clever or very hungry and determined. We lost five chickens over several nights and have implemented a few changes, including using foxlights, modifying the chicken tractors and making poor little Taz sleep outside! Read more over on Eight Acres.
It is absolutely inevitable. At some point on your homesteading journey, you are most likely going to encounter a predator. But we’re often tasked with that age old question — do you kill the predator, or “let nature take its course” and just try to perfect your security? Maybe you’ve never asked that question, and […]
We thought we had a strong, safe chicken coop, but turns out we also had a hungry, determined predator lurking around the farm. How we managed to recover from a devastating loss and the steps we took to reinforce our coops to ensure our animals safety in the future.