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    Looked out and feathers everywhere,on following the trail no bodies were found,looked in a closed shed,apart from a gap about 9in,on opening up,there was just 1 very shook up lady,she gave a low call response on hearing me call,how she got under there unharmed i do not know,i gave her a nice long cuddle,put her in the pen,she tried several times to get onto the ladder for the nest box,eventually made it,i keep checking on her,and i found an EGG,bless,although she is so week and distressed,she knew what to do,isn't nature wonderful,it is all MY fault,as i forgot to go close them in,if she survives,her name will be lucky,it must have been a fox,i have not seen any in a few years,it just goes to show eh,lesson learned
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    Oh Lottie, that's awful news. I'm so sorry.
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    Poor chicken, hopefully she pulls through x
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    Easily done lottie... I'm sure we've all forgotten a few times.
    Really sorry that you lost some though. Shakes you up a bit doesn't it? Xx
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    Its good she got away sheís brave & clever & she wouldíve enjoyed the cuddle from you,she knows you love her,we do what we can & sometimes out of the blue things happen,itís good you found her & put her to safety,I hope youíre both alright! Itís lucky it didnít come back but how can you deter the fox,it needs to stay away,theyíre a bit sly arenít they.
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    just been giving her cuddles again,and discovered a wound on her neck,what if anything can i do to help,with just store cupboard ingredients,considering bringing her in home for tonight, in the nest box,as she won't leave it,A to keep an eye on her,and B it will no doubt be back,C might make her feel more secure,advice please from neglectful bad mum
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    I would bring her in. Put her in a box and keep her warm. Just clean her wound as you would do a cut on a kid. Salt water if you have nothing else.
    Don't blame yourself Lottie. Xx

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    As Scarlet says, Lottie. Keep her safe and warm.
    We've all been there. Mine were taken by a fox in the middle of an afternoon when they were roaming round the garden and I'd just popped inside for a while, thinking they were OK.
    Foxes are cunning, they watch and wait. There may not be much food around for them in winter and they'll take more chances.
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