[Homestead] Chicken moat, was Harpie visit
genegerue at ruralize.com
Tue Jun 6 14:12:39 EDT 2006
>Ray: I never had a problem as severe as this, but I found that a
>blowgun worked at keeping a large dog out of my property several
>years ago. I did have to be up early, and waited on a couple of
>fruitless vigils, but after the third dart in his butt, the dog
>never came back. The owners questioned me once, but pleading
>innocence (or ignorance) works.
Guns of any sort require witnessing the deed. If the killing is at
night I guess I would secure all my animals except one in a coop that
the dog could get into via a way that held two traps wired together.
It is humane to kill an animal with a broken leg.
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