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Old 02-20-2009, 08:22 AM
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Default Re: We live with skunks

I don't have much time right now, just quickly want to share what I know.

Opossums do not hunt. While they probably will get into a chicken nest, they will not kill a chicken, only eat the eggs.

Skunks occasionally will kill a chicken AND have the eggs too. It's not the most common thing, since skunks really don't like to climb fences.

So if you ask me, neither of the 2 killed that chicken. Most likely it was a dog or a coon, fox, coyote, bird of prey, etc...or it died of natural causes and another animal ate the head after it died.
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