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Coyotes kill buffalo in Haverhill ( Massachusetts )
Globe ^ | 09/16/2011 | Meghan Irons

Posted on 09/16/2011 2:50:12 PM PDT by george76

Coyotes lurking in the woods in Massachusetts have been known to attack dogs, chickens, cats, and even, in rare instances, people. But a buffalo ?...

A pack of coyotes entered a pen where his 14 buffalos grazed. When they were done, one was missing...“All that was left was skin and bone,” said Kimball, who was keeping watch over the pen today as the herd huddled together and grazed on grass.

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After the coyote attack, he vowed to be vigilant in protecting the animals – armed, if necessary. “I’m going to come out here with my gun, and if I see one, I’ll shoot it,” he said.

It’s not the first incident involving a coyote in Haverhill in recent years.

(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: agenda21; animalrights; ar; coyotes; farming; sss; un; unagenda21

1 posted on 09/16/2011 2:50:14 PM PDT by george76
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To: brivette
I once lived in the next town over.I once lived in the next town over.I once lived in the next town over.I once lived in the next town over.I once lived in the next town over.I once lived in the next town over.

say, did you ever live near Haverhill?

6 posted on 09/16/2011 2:57:03 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Probably in Plastered NH.


7 posted on 09/16/2011 2:58:11 PM PDT by AU72
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To: george76
It is documented that modern-day coyotes contain a sizable percentage of wolf genes.

As their numbers dwindled, wolves were absorbed into the coyote population.

Wolf genes allow coyotes to take bigger bite of deer herd

Wolf or coyote? Genetics tell complicated tale

8 posted on 09/16/2011 2:58:33 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: george76

Two words.... PIT BULLS....


9 posted on 09/16/2011 2:59:02 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: george76

We have a den near us.


10 posted on 09/16/2011 3:00:16 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: george76

It is only going to get worse. Just like the beavers! When they get a kid(and it might have already happened ) then they will lif the leg hold trap ban!


11 posted on 09/16/2011 3:00:35 PM PDT by jroneil (Cut government in 1/2)
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To: the invisib1e hand

not my fault, sorry...


12 posted on 09/16/2011 3:01:10 PM PDT by brivette
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; jazusamo; girlangler; Flycatcher; proud_yank; familyop; GladesGuru; B4Ranch; ...

Thanks

Wolf or coyote? Genetics tell complicated tale


13 posted on 09/16/2011 3:03:36 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: trisham

Be careful.

Taylor Mitchell, 19, was recently killed by coyotes in Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia .


14 posted on 09/16/2011 3:07:32 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: hosepipe

I doubt pit bulls would do much with the Eastern Coyote except for providing a lunch. Only dogs that will work are livestock guarding dogs (multiples thereof with spiked collars). Eastern coyotes can weigh about 50 lbs so several territorial dogs that are much larger are needed - Maremmas or Akbash or other mastiff derived breeds.


15 posted on 09/16/2011 3:09:33 PM PDT by finnsheep
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To: george76
I am surprised the lamas he has didn't kick them to death.
16 posted on 09/16/2011 3:09:43 PM PDT by Little Bill (Sorry)
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To: hosepipe
Two words.... PIT BULLS....

Coyotes don't interbreed with dogs. Dogs cannot survive in the wild because they have pups at all times of the year.

The old "coy-dog" label was never true.

The coyotes were interbreeding with wolves.

17 posted on 09/16/2011 3:11:56 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: george76; E. Pluribus Unum
Yep, the Coywolf has been verified in the Northeast.

Coyote + Wolf = Big, Carnivorous Coywolf

18 posted on 09/16/2011 3:16:08 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: hosepipe

Many of our neighbors keep donkeys with their cows. Works like a charm.


19 posted on 09/16/2011 3:24:51 PM PDT by waterhill (Got pig?)
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Then there’s the neighbor in the bottoms with a 200 head Boer herd. And two Pyrennese on watch 24/7/365, I think the only true working dogs I have seen around here.


20 posted on 09/16/2011 3:32:59 PM PDT by waterhill (Got pig?)
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To: george76
north east Coydogs are nothing like the scrawny dogs out west... they eat well and are BIG!!!
21 posted on 09/16/2011 3:33:45 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

they must be hanging out at Trader Joes hard by the state line.


22 posted on 09/16/2011 3:35:41 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile
deer, rabbits, you name it, they eat everything round here
23 posted on 09/16/2011 3:39:42 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: george76

“Armed if necessary..”

Coyote or wolf or combo, these predators are not very responsive to the art of gentle persuasion. Shoot or get eaten are basically the 2 options.


24 posted on 09/16/2011 4:43:19 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: waterhill

Do the donkeys kick the predators and/or protect the livestock?


25 posted on 09/16/2011 4:46:13 PM PDT by diamond6 (Check out: http://www.biblechristiansociety.com/home.php and learn about the faith.)
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To: george76

My Remington 7400 in .243 Winchester loves coyotes. So does my Remington 870 20-gauge.


26 posted on 09/16/2011 4:47:53 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: AU72

“Plastered”...that’s funny! How would you say “Atkinson or Methuen?”

Have you ever been to “New Hampster”?

Things must be getting wild in eastern Mass since I’ve been there. Coyotes AND Buffalo??? Gee...and to think I thought I had to ‘go west young man’, to see such things!


27 posted on 09/16/2011 4:59:05 PM PDT by PrairieLady2
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To: Chode
You are so right. I shot a 45 pound male in 2003, here in central PA and he was very “wolf-like” he is in my basement now.
28 posted on 09/16/2011 5:19:07 PM PDT by unclejohnny
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To: PrairieLady2
“Plastered”...that’s funny! How would you say “Atkinson or Methuen?”

Back in the early '60s Massachusetts had a Governor named Endicott Peabody.

He was the only Governor to have 4 towns with his name:

Endicott, Peabody, Marblehead and Athol.

29 posted on 09/16/2011 5:52:59 PM PDT by AU72
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To: george76

Just introduce wolves. They eat coyotes.


30 posted on 09/16/2011 6:02:17 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: finnsheep

You get yourself two coonhounds, and they’ll take down a cougar, let alone coyotes. Good dogs to have around, keeps the yard clear of dangers, well keeps the yard clean of any wild animals, or cats.


31 posted on 09/16/2011 6:08:52 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: waterhill

Don’t leave us hanging.

How does donkeys in a herd keep coyotes away.

Do they start baying or screaming or whatever they do?


32 posted on 09/16/2011 6:32:50 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: finnsheep

One night several years ago in West Tenessee, a friend of mine and I had three Plott hounds (two small females and one male less weighing than 70 pounds) that decided to ignore treeing coons and instead chased and captured a female coyote. They were close to killing it when we arrived, and they likely would have if it weren’t for a .22 to the head.


33 posted on 09/16/2011 6:44:32 PM PDT by bluetick
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To: TribalPrincess2U

The donkeys kick AND bite coyotes. Every rancher I know that has a cow-calf operation keeps donkeys in the field.


34 posted on 09/16/2011 6:56:07 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (Don't wish doom on your enemies. Plan it.)
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To: unclejohnny
between the coydogs and the BIG CATS that the ny-dec say DO NOT EXIST IN NY, they are tearing the deer to pieces round here...
35 posted on 09/16/2011 7:46:45 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Dogs cannot survive in the wild because they have pups at all times of the year.

I am no expert on dogs but I think you're wrong here. I seem to remember that female dogs come into heat only once or twice a year.

36 posted on 09/16/2011 8:17:00 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: OldPossum

Hmmm, I re=read what you wrote and it’s different from the first reading. Yes, it is quite possible that female dogs can come into heat at different times of the year as opposed to wolves, who may synchronize their pup-bearing. Sorry.


37 posted on 09/16/2011 8:20:08 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: OldPossum
I am no expert on dogs but I think you're wrong here. I seem to remember that female dogs come into heat only once or twice a year.

Wolf or coyote? Genetics tell complicated tale

"...So, the coyotes that arrived in St. Lawrence County in the 1930s were already an altered species."

"Trappers back then called them coy-dogs, and the name stuck; however, today we know you really can't have a self-sustaining coyote-dog hybrid out there because, for one, dogs breed at all times of the year, and pups born in January or February would have little chance of surviving. Also, if dog genes were an important component, we would have coyotes of all shapes, sizes and colors."

38 posted on 09/16/2011 9:23:57 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: Little Bill

My mother’s family is from Riverside. I believe I went to hs with the previous generation of the Kimballs, their farm is down in Rocks Village, IIRC.


39 posted on 09/17/2011 1:23:03 AM PDT by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: metesky
Correct, I lived a couple of miles down East Meadow RD from the farm. He has a liking for strange animals like lamas.
40 posted on 09/17/2011 6:25:45 AM PDT by Little Bill (Sorry)
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To: george76
Thanks for the pings, George!

I'm going to be out in the field most of the time until mid-October, so I'll try to freep when I can.

Some of my co-workers don't believe coyotes will attack people. I vividly remember the article about that female folk singer out east at Cape Breton that was killed and partically eaten by the eastern coyotes.

I have to refer my co-workers to that story repeatedly.

I don't think these naive fools believe it.

41 posted on 09/17/2011 6:43:05 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Little Bill

Good memory on my part, although I do cruise the old neib every few years.


42 posted on 09/17/2011 7:18:18 AM PDT by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: Flycatcher

Lenin said, in relation to the seizure of land, was: “Under the guise of Greens we shall go forward and hang the kulaks, priests, and landowners

http://www.orwelltoday.com/agenda21.shtml


43 posted on 09/17/2011 8:33:17 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Great link. Thanks, George.

I especially liked the "Wolves Hardwired to Kill" column at the link.

I'll be checking out more at this link in the future.

44 posted on 09/17/2011 8:49:47 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: metesky
I will have to inform my daughter in laws family, they own a farm on Kenoza Rd down by the rezy. Go to school with any of the Fitzgerald's?
45 posted on 09/17/2011 9:51:05 AM PDT by Little Bill (Sorry)
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To: AU72
Endicott, Peabody, Marblehead and Athol.

Pronounced pee-biddy and must say it as fast as humanly possible.

46 posted on 09/17/2011 9:56:29 AM PDT by BRL
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Heh. Make noise? If the predator is lucky, the donkey will make noise.

If the predator is unlucky, the donkey just goes to work.

It is difficult to describe. Donkeys are smart as a whip... and when you piss them off (and they get royally pissed off at coyotes), donkeys become animals possessed of a level of mean that just won’t quit.

“Bite, stomp, kick into the next county” is a good start. I’ve seen donkeys that were put in with a bunch of alpacas as guards just go to town on a feral dog. When they were done, that feral dog was a steaming pile of mush.


47 posted on 09/17/2011 12:44:20 PM PDT by NVDave
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To: Little Bill

Offhand I don’t remember any Fitzgeralds, but it’s been fifty years since I graduated hs and forty-five since I really hung out in The Valley.


48 posted on 09/18/2011 7:50:03 AM PDT by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: george76
RE: 'genetics' problem
 
Well, I don't get a 'kickback' on these but... 

 

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49 posted on 09/25/2011 6:38:32 PM PDT by Seadog Bytes (OPM: The Liberal solution to every societal problem... Other People's Money.)
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