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Protect Backyard Birds from Predators

Publication Number: P2853
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Your backyard flock is of great interest to you, providing enjoyment, entertainment, pest control, eggs, meat, garden fertilizer, 4-H and FFA projects, and more. Unfortunately, backyard birds are also quite interesting to other creatures, including dogs, cats, rats, skunks, foxes, coyotes, hawks, owls, opossums, raccoons, snakes, and other predators. Your backyard flock depends on you for housing and safety. Raise birds long enough, and you are likely to lose one now and then to predators. However, if you take the protection of your flock seriously, losses to predation can be kept to a minimum.

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