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  1. Losing all 15 of my chickens to raccoons

    At the start of the summer, I fixed up an old "corn crib" on my property and converted it into a makeshift chicken coop which I raised 15 chickens in since they were just chicks. One and a half months later once they had grown large enough to free range I would let them out at 6 am and put them...
  2. How to keep raccoons away from free ranging chickens

    I am having a problem with raccoons. We had 40 chickens that free range and then roost in a 1/3 acre pen at night. The pen has electric fencing at the top and bottom of the fence and it is HOT!! The coons are super-coons. Apparently the shock doesn't hurt that bad. They keep climbing 1...