texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
BeeMan, Senob, BillyG4949, WildRiverBark, SSawyer254
67278 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 104,071
bill oxner 73,323
stxranchman 56,484
SnakeWrangler 53,609
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,451
BMD 41,091
Gravytrain 39,849
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics435,829
Posts6,555,290
Members67,278
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Coyote Question #7631841 10/14/19 01:28 AM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
A
angus1956 Online Content OP
Tracker
OP Online Content
Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
Will a coyote jump a 3' hog panel fencing to kill/eat 3 40 lb hogs, or do you think it is stray dogs? I ask this because this happened to me last Friday. I have 3 stray dogs on camera that have never been seen before, but neighbor says it was coyote. I've had my hog pen in place for 4 years without any issues until 3 40 lb hogs were killed last Friday. My gut says it was stray dogs but need some input. Three sides of the pen is 6' hog wire with only one side being 3'.
If it was dogs they ate most of the hind quarters on 2 of the hogs.

Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7631867 10/14/19 02:06 AM
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 607
F
fmrmbmlm Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
F
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 607
Wild animals usually start eating first on the soft tissue, anal, genital area to get access to innards. Dogs anywhere.

Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7631889 10/14/19 02:26 AM
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,125
F
flintknapper Online Content
Veteran Tracker
Online Content
Veteran Tracker
F
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,125
Could have been either one.

If you able to find any meaningful tracks, you might be able to determine that way.

Attached Files Dog Coyote2.jpgDog Coyote1.jpg

Spartans ask not...how many, but where!
Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7631901 10/14/19 02:39 AM
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 5,638
D
Dave Davidson Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
D
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 5,638
Im butt deep in hogs. My personal opinion/observation is that the yotes only mess with the little ones in a trap. if there are big ones with the little ones, they don't go in.


Without a sense of urgency, nothing ever happens.

Boy, if I say "sic em", you'd better look for something to bite. Sam Shelley, Rancher Muleshoe Texas 1892-1985 RIP
Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7631930 10/14/19 03:33 AM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 12,319
Q
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Q
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 12,319
Dogs usually kill for sport. It’s rare they eat what they kill. But you never know.


[Linked Image]

https://web.archive.org/web/20170223065011/http:/www.rrdvegas.com/silencer-cleaning.html
Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7631940 10/14/19 04:08 AM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 6,920
Double Naught Spy Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 6,920
Cared for domestic dogs may not eat their kills, but strays certainly won't pass up a meal that they killed.


Hogdalorian - Si vis pacem cum sus, para bellum.
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/HornHillRange
Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7631993 10/14/19 11:29 AM
Joined: Oct 2015
Posts: 228
M
MWTX270 Online Content
Woodsman
Online Content
Woodsman
M
Joined: Oct 2015
Posts: 228
If the dogs were them big white sheep dogs, I am betting it was the dogs. I have had some bad dealings with that type of dogs. Most owners of these animals, do not feed them right and they fend for themselves.

Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7632019 10/14/19 12:14 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,137
D
don k Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,137
Look for how they were killed. A coyote latches on behind the jaw under the throat. Look for bite marks there. A coyote will cut open the belly and eat first the heart, liver, lungs If they kill a smaller animal they will take whole or chew half and take half. This is what I have seen after 30 years of having problems with them. Dogs bite them everywhere.

Re: Coyote Question [Re: angus1956] #7632025 10/14/19 12:19 PM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,676
maximus_flavius Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,676
Stray dogs most likely.

I’m not sure why stray dogs are taken as more of a threat.

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632167 10/14/19 02:34 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
A
angus1956 Online Content OP
Tracker
OP Online Content
Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
Pics Added of suspect dogs and the kill, note fencing on hog pen only one side is 3' high. Killers had to jump the fence no other access points found. Dogs or Coyotes?? If dogs they were starving.
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632183 10/14/19 02:44 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
A
angus1956 Online Content OP
Tracker
OP Online Content
Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
Pictures added.

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632248 10/14/19 03:55 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 3,920
K
krmitchell Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
K
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 3,920
I'd say dogs are your problem.

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: krmitchell] #7632264 10/14/19 04:14 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 12,319
Q
QuitShootinYoungBucks Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Q
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 12,319
Originally Posted by krmitchell
I'd say dogs are your problem.


Yeah, I'd say there's little doubt. Were those domestic pigs?


[Linked Image]

https://web.archive.org/web/20170223065011/http:/www.rrdvegas.com/silencer-cleaning.html
Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632267 10/14/19 04:17 PM
Joined: Aug 2006
Posts: 10,117
C
colt45 Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
C
Joined: Aug 2006
Posts: 10,117
coyotes can & will jump @ least a 3' fence, not saying this was yote


hold on Newt, we got a runaway
Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632305 10/14/19 04:59 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 18,367
P
Pitchfork Predator Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
P
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 18,367
Looks like strays that were dumped. People suck.........


Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920
Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: Pitchfork Predator] #7632337 10/14/19 05:23 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,864
W
Western Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
W
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,864
Originally Posted by Pitchfork Predator
Looks like strays that were dumped. People suck.........

X's 2


Die young,,,,as old as you can....

"Don't trust everything you read on the Internet"- Abraham Lincoln

Dennis

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632377 10/14/19 06:14 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,137
D
don k Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
D
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,137
Were not killed by coyote.

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: don k] #7632426 10/14/19 07:23 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
A
angus1956 Online Content OP
Tracker
OP Online Content
Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
Thanks everyone for the help. Of the 3 dogs 2 are now sleeping with the fish. I have the big male dog on camera the last 2 nights just have to figure out how to catch him.

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks] #7632429 10/14/19 07:28 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
A
angus1956 Online Content OP
Tracker
OP Online Content
Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
Yes pigs were domestic id has them for 6 weeks, gave them needed shots and were fat and healthy. I raise 2-3 per year for family and friends. Nothing better than home grown pork.

Re: Coyote Question Pictures Added [Re: angus1956] #7632435 10/14/19 07:38 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
A
angus1956 Online Content OP
Tracker
OP Online Content
Tracker
A
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 904
I have a pretty nice hog pen setup, always shaded, protected from north wind by hay bales and upside down cracked water tank serves as hog house. Never expected this. Next fall when I get hogs I'll have 6' high hog wire covering the last side.

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3