Fox ‘decimates’ beloved birds at Sidmouth College

Ducks are part of a new animal husbandry project at Sidmouth College

Ducks are part of a new animal husbandry project at Sidmouth College - Credit: Archant

Caretakers have vowed to ‘outfox a fox’ after Sidmouth College’s flock of chickens and ducks was decimated by a wily predator this week.

The animal found a tiny laurel-covered gap in a boundary fence then mauled the birds.

The college’s animal husbandry project has proven popular with students so staff have been redesigning the poultry run and looking to replace the birds.


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