Feral dog problems

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by HUAINAMACHERO, Apr 12, 2010.

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    HUAINAMACHERO Well-Known Member

    Oct 16, 2008
    I have been having some problems with feral dogs lately in my farm. In Ecuador it is pretty normal to see feral dogs wondering around, and in the farm I have had some problems with them lately. One of my llamas was almost killed one night, she was bitten in the legs and neck, and managed to survive because the dogs of the farm chased away the feral dogs attackers. Some other feral dogs have been seen eating the calves food. I love dogs, I have 3 yellow labrador retrievers and a pointer, but feral dogs can be nasty.
    A week ago I was with the vet of the farm checking up some of the cows and I saw this dog chasing the little calves in the farm, so I runned to the house, grabbed my 270, and shot this dog at around 100 yards from the house, one shot in the boiler room, DRT. Once I checked him up, he had scars on his face, and skin diseases in his face also. Good to know there is one less to do harm around there.
  2. nfhjr62

    nfhjr62 Well-Known Member

    Apr 17, 2008
    Are you sure that it a feral dog and not a cross breed of some kind or coydog
  3. Ridge Runner

    Ridge Runner Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2002
    long as ya got ammo its not a problem, its a "situation under control" good job!
  4. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

    Feb 15, 2009
    One's got to do what one's got to do. Can't have them attacking the farm animails.