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Other than diseases, predators are the biggest problem of every chicken owner. Being able to protect chickens from these predators can be tricky though. If you’re a new chicken owner, you might not notice it yet but there are many animals out there interested in having a taste of your birds’ meat, and yes, they’re all deadly. You let one go inside the coop, and at least one of them is gone. The worst part? You wouldn’t know who ate your chicken because, by the time you noticed it, they’re gone.
The worst part? You wouldn’t know who ate your chicken because, by the time you noticed it, they’re gone.
Now, there are 14 common predators that are most likely to eat your chickens. By knowing how each of these predators act, you’ll know which one ate your chickens and how you can protect them.
Bonus: How To Grow a Backyard Supermarket
Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.
If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.
Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!
This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:
Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.