Can a Rooster Kill a Raccoon ?

Can a Rooster Kill a Raccoon

Many chicken keepers wonder if keeping a rooster can help keep their flocks safe from raccoons. After all, raccoons are notorious chicken predators that wreak havoc on your flocks by killing multiple chickens in one go. They also tend to attack in packs, usually at night when the birds are sleeping and at their most … Read more

Do Roosters Keep Snakes Away?

Do Roosters Keep Snakes Away

Are you having a snake problem? Are these slithering creatures carrying away your eggs or scaring your flock? Then you might wonder if a rooster can help keep the snake away. Roosters are natural protectors of their flocks and they will go out of their way to keep your hens safe. But can they keep … Read more

Can A Rooster Kill A Weasel?

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Many farmers encourage weasels on their farms. After all, these long-bodied, short-legged mammals kill rats and rodents, which are a menace to our food grains. However, if you have a chicken coop, you may not want a weasel around. Weasels could easily kill chickens and once they develop a taste for chicken meat, they may … Read more