Andrew Mayflower wrote:Lost at least 2 meat chickens to crow (or raven) attack. Might have lost 1-2 more, can't tell yet. Getting some netting figured out. But what else do you all recommend?
Assuming carcasses are not salvageable. One was definitely too torn up. Other is marginal but not thinking it's worth the risk.
Andrew Mayflower wrote:The 2 dead chickens were close to if not over 3lbs. Wife witnessed it killing one of the chickens. She saw 2 presumably Ravens working together.
Stephan Quintavalli wrote:...and that is why they are called a Murder of Crows and not a flock! Anyway, I am surprised to hear they can take down sheep...I'm assuming it was a new born lamb?
Andrew Mayflower wrote:Well, so far the bird netting and strings we put up has kept the corvids at bay.
Farmers know to never drive a tractor near a honey locust tree. But a tiny ad is okay:
Gracie's backyard - a film about permaculture farming in the far north with Richard Perkins (stream)https://permies.com/wiki/133872/videos/Gracie-backyard-film-permaculture-farming