We had a huge fox in our chicken enclosure a few weeks ago; we thought when we
saw it, at about 0630, that the chicken door had not opened and the girls were
safe, but there were three bloody bodies to dispose of :-(
We won’t keep chickens for a while . . .
> On 30 Apr 18, at 23:42, Mike Gordon via olympus <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Saw a beautiful red fox in neighbors yard the other day. I don't care for
> the coyotes--they have followed my car down the driveway and slept on our
> back patio. We also have fisher cats so our kittie, bold and fearless though
> he may be,
> is not allowed out. I would consider the same procedure for yours.
> 2015 was a terrible snow year--$1500 plowing bill on top of countless hours
> shoveling. There was no room to put the snow so had a front end loader dump
> it further back.
> He dumped a ton on top of our submarined propane tank--he should have known
> better after plowing our place for 15 years. I had it well marked with
> reflectors. I found it after much effort and took an hour to dig it out.
> Nor'easters are becoming increasingly weird, frequent and severe---water is
> warmer on average may be one partial explanation. We lost two Cherry trees
> this year from storms. Will miss the blooms. We picked out a Japanese
> Stewartia (deciduous camellia to replace one.
> Very cool bark---4 season interest with spring flowers, and turns bright red
> in Fall. Not many pathogens attack it in our area.
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