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How To Protect Chickens From Weasels

Learn how to protect your chickens from weasel attacks without harming any animals in the process.Weasels may look adorable, but don’t be fooled – they’re actually pretty brutal. They kill and eat about half of their body weight each day, and have super fast metabolisms.  They’re triggered by movement, meaning even if they’re full, if they […]

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Protecting Your Livestock From Bobcats

Protecting your livestock from bobcats doesn’t have to be intimidating or overwhelming. In this article we’ll cover the ways you can protect your property and animals from the elusive bobcat.Bobcats are extremely dangerous, and having them on your property should be taken seriously.  Every year or two, my husband retells the story of the time he […]

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How To Protect Chickens From Foxes

Learn how to protect chickens from foxes in a few simple steps.Foxes are one of the most dreaded predators on any property. Luckily for most chicken owners, foxes tend to be pretty low on the list of threats. However, depending on the surrounding land, they can be a nuisance. Foxes can typically be found in dense wooded areas. If you happen to see a fox or […]

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Skunks In The Chicken Coop: How To Get Rid of Them

Are you having trouble with skunks in the chicken coop? Learn how to get rid of them and keep your chickens safe, for good!If you suspect that skunks may be lingering on your property or breaking into your chicken coop, there are several steps you should take to get rid of them.  If the prospect of […]

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Identifying 12 Backyard Chicken Predators

Learn which animals are chicken predators, and what signs to look out for.Backyard chickens are all the rage right now. You don’t have to live on a farm or large acreage to enjoy fresh eggs. In fact, many people in urban areas raise chickens both for eggs and meat. Owning chickens is a blast, and they’re […]

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How To Protect Chickens From Hawks

Learn how to protect chickens from hawks. Remember to cycle through different methods for the best results.If your chickens free range, they’re at risk of getting attacked by hawks. Though they’re more common in rural areas, particularly in the deserts and grasslands of North America, hawks can be spotted in the city as well. When Do […]

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10 Common Homestead Predators – And What You Can Do About Them

Learn about 10 common homestead predators and what to do to keep them away from your chickens, goats, and other livestock. Predatory attacks are a fact of life for most homesteads, but there are ways you can deter the animals from approaching in the first place.  Depending on where you live, your livestock will be at […]

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Protecting Livestock From Predators

Protecting livestock from predators such as coyotes, wolves, and hawks is a major concern for many homesteaders and farmers. Learn what you can do to keep your livestock safe from wild animal attacks. If you have livestock, chances are you’ve encountered predators attempting (and sometimes succeeding) to make a move on your property. It’s an unfortunate […]

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Keeping Pest Animals Out Of Your Garden

Try these 10 tips for keeping pest animals out of your vegetable garden and flower beds.When you first discover that your garden is home to some unwelcome guests, you’ll likely feel overwhelmed and frustrated. You spend countless hours weeding, watering, and taking care of your vegetables and flowers, only for some critters to destroy your […]

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Predator Guard Lights Protect Livestock From Mountain Lion Attacks

A mountain lion was recently caught on camera breaking into a Southern California livestock pen before killing eight prized pygmy goats that a youth group had been caring for. The video shows a mountain lion leaping onto a 10-foot-high pen in a single bound at the Trabuco Trailblazer’s 4-H Club, a club at 31802 Las […]

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