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post #21 of 52

http://bestsmileys.com/insects/2.gif

Oh No! It got loose.

Imp

 

 

If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit,

for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man.

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

 

       ― Chief Seattle

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If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit,

for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man.

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

 

       ― Chief Seattle

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post #22 of 52
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Originally Posted by Imp 

http://bestsmileys.com/insects/2.gif

Oh No! It got loose.

Imp


lau

I keep looking at the pictures ... can't stop myself.  Everytime one loads I shudder and often verbalize my disgust ... my dad thinks it is hilarious!

I will probably dream about spiders eating me all night long now.

Becki

2 EE hens, 4 EE/BCM hens, 1 EE/BCM roo
~Rest in peace sweet Jenna. You will be in our hearts forever. 5/17/2001 - 2/5/2009~
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Becki

2 EE hens, 4 EE/BCM hens, 1 EE/BCM roo
~Rest in peace sweet Jenna. You will be in our hearts forever. 5/17/2001 - 2/5/2009~
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post #23 of 52

Hi!  Spiders are good creatures.  When you know you have 'potentially' poison spiders around, you just have to be more aware of what you pick up --- they aren't lurking in every doorway like movie-spiders.

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Lisa

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Black/Blue Ameraucana, Black/Splash/Blue Frizz-'Aucana, Cuckoo-'Aucana, Black/Splash/Blue/Barred Rock, Naked Necks bantam & LF frizzled/blue/barred/green-egger, etc.  Chocolate, black, blue Muscovy ducks.

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post #24 of 52
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Originally Posted by Dipsy Doodle Doo 

Hi!  Spiders are good creatures.  When you know you have 'potentially' poison spiders around, you just have to be more aware of what you pick up --- they aren't lurking in every doorway like movie-spiders.

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Lisa


Yeah, tell that to the creepy, prickly feeling in the back of my neck! lol tongue  I can't help it hide

I am even creeped out if I wake up with a spider bite ... just the thought that it was crawling on me at night ... UGH!

Becki

2 EE hens, 4 EE/BCM hens, 1 EE/BCM roo
~Rest in peace sweet Jenna. You will be in our hearts forever. 5/17/2001 - 2/5/2009~
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Becki

2 EE hens, 4 EE/BCM hens, 1 EE/BCM roo
~Rest in peace sweet Jenna. You will be in our hearts forever. 5/17/2001 - 2/5/2009~
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post #25 of 52

I live in Southern Ontario ....closer to Toronto ....and on the news this week there was an elderly woman who lives in the Hamilton area ...that was weeding her garden and was bitten by a black widow ...she ended up paralized from the neck or chest down ...and its slowly going away ....extremely painful....
The fellow from the medical lab said there common in the Windsor area on the other side of the river from Detroit ...The moral of the story ...wear gloves when gardening
I remember as a child living out west in the Okanagan Valley my Dad collecting them in Big old wine/whisky jugs in his workshop window ....

Life is to short....enjoy today
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post #26 of 52

I have just killed 4 or 5 black widows in the past 2 days. ep What can I use to kill the spiders (other than my foot) but won't hurt my chickens???  idunno

I took a picture of one of them, it shows the red hourglass really well. I just don't know how to put it on this site.

My husband said that I should use Malathion, but I'm afraid it may hurt the chickens. I won't spay in their pen but some of the area around the pen is were the spiders are.

Please advise...I can't afford a pest control guy.

1 husband, 4 children,4 in-laws, 4 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 5 RIR, 5 BR, 2 Americanas.
Phil 4:13
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1 husband, 4 children,4 in-laws, 4 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 5 RIR, 5 BR, 2 Americanas.
Phil 4:13
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post #27 of 52
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Originally Posted by chickenqueen 

I have just killed 4 or 5 black widows in the past 2 days. ep What can I use to kill the spiders (other than my foot) but won't hurt my chickens???  idunno

I took a picture of one of them, it shows the red hourglass really well. I just don't know how to put it on this site.

My husband said that I should use Malathion, but I'm afraid it may hurt the chickens. I won't spay in their pen but some of the area around the pen is were the spiders are.

Please advise...I can't afford a pest control guy.


welcome-byc  There are instructions in the FAQ's for posting pics.  You have widows in where your chickens are????  I am not sure, but DE gets rid of flies and fleas......

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post #28 of 52

Thank you for the reply
I use DE in my coop all the time, and I sprinkle it on the floor and around the bottom of the foundation of the run with a sifter. I have seen webs, but we also have daddy longleggs and they seem to keep the skeeters down.  thumbsup Thank you for the heads up on how to post the image.

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/33828_blackwidow1.jpg

Any other suggestions on how to get rid of these ugly things? hide

1 husband, 4 children,4 in-laws, 4 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 5 RIR, 5 BR, 2 Americanas.
Phil 4:13
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1 husband, 4 children,4 in-laws, 4 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 5 RIR, 5 BR, 2 Americanas.
Phil 4:13
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post #29 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by chickenqueen 

Thank you for the reply
I use DE in my coop all the time, and I sprinkle it on the floor and around the bottom of the foundation of the run with a sifter. I have seen webs, but we also have daddy longleggs and they seem to keep the skeeters down.  thumbsup Thank you for the heads up on how to post the image.

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/33828_blackwidow1.jpg

Any other suggestions on how to get rid of these ugly things? hide


WOW that definitely a female black widow!  Are the IN the coop?

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post #30 of 52

I just killed one just now near my bonsai
That darn spider had to die! I fear most spiders. Especially black widows. I had one on me, and I had a panic attack lol. I captured it and filled a jar with boiling hot water and killed it. Darn things... But yes, they scare the crud out of me... hide
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2 silkie hens, 2 pure long haired chihuahuas, 3 red eared silder turtles, 1 cockatiel, 24 fish, and parents who gotta put up with me. Oh and Im an only child.
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Im that crazy male coloratura soprano-tenor, in your life...
I have:
2 silkie hens, 2 pure long haired chihuahuas, 3 red eared silder turtles, 1 cockatiel, 24 fish, and parents who gotta put up with me. Oh and Im an only child.
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