It is highly unlikely a Blue Jay would make an attack attempt at a full grown chicken, but they have been known to hunt and kill chicks, and raid nests for eggs, and harrass bakyard flocks.
Predators like foxes, coyotes, and even small carnivores like weasels are incredibly smart animals that shouldn’t be underestimated, I learned that the hard way. The attacks were incredibly stressful for not only my flock, but also myself.
Five gadgets that will not only making keeping chickens easier, but help to keep your flock safe and happy.
The red fox is a quick, skillful hunter who will wreak havoc on a flock of chickens. These are the steps we have taken to protect our flock from fox attacks.