Over on Facebook
, I posted a picture of this little guy who decided to join us on our last turkey processing day.
This little possum was obviously very young and confused. I went as far as nudging the little guy with a stick and he didn't move.
Well, a few days later, I found this in the backyard. I can assure you that this one is not playing possum. She(?) was huge and very dead. I can only assume that this was the mother of the little guy pictured above and that the pups made an orphan of that baby. I disposed of the body and thought we were done with these varmints for a while until I saw Sonny snacking away at something a few days later. Yep, another day, another dead possum.
I guess I can't complain too much. These varmints are pests on the farm who will steal eggs, eat young chicks, and even kill adult birds if given the chance. I just wish the dogs would quit rolling around in the rotting carcasses of their spoils! Yick!!
You haven't had any fun until one of the dogs goes after a skunk. Trust me, I speak from experience.ReplyDelete