Bugs,coop toad & some broodies pics

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bayouchica, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Can anyone guess what this big bug is? The chickens were not impressed,lol. This bug wasn't very happy with all the attention,so I released it in a wood pile.


    This one showed up last year,turned out to be a Hercules beetle.

    My coop toad.

    This one is funny... [​IMG]

    My duck, Miss Q & Fussy the Buff Orp, in the same nest... didn't last long,it started to rain & Miss Q left.

    Thanks for looking, Miriam [​IMG]
  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Oh My those are some big beetles Ewwww....

    I have a dog kennel toad, lol. It lives under the dog house [​IMG]

    Great Pics!!
  3. Hotwings

    Hotwings Songster

    Jan 27, 2007
    southwestern Michigan
    You are one brave lady to had that beetle on your hand! I am not scared of most bugs but I think I would draw the line at that one lol! I love the toad picture-I am a frog collector for my yard and I would love to have a real toad in my yard. I did have one once show up but he/she didn't stay long. Your pictures are great as ever.
  4. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    Wow, those are some great pics. I have a carport toad, lol. He lives right under my carport between the wall and the cement. When I let the dog out at night there he is sitting in the catfood dish eating away. That is a site to see. I'll have to get you guy's a pic of that.
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Looks like you've found yourself another beetle. We end up having bugs like that show up during monsoon season when the storms come in from the south east.
  6. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Some sort of beetle! Cute chickens and toad. I love toads!
  7. lauralou

    lauralou Songster

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    I have a coop toad, too. Poor little guy, he's always underfoot at dusk. Evidently, you can step on a toad, smash him flat, and he will reinflate and hop away. Lucky for him, I'm a small woman! [​IMG]
  8. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
  9. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Thanks for the link, Guitartists.Maybe they will know what in the world it is,lol.
    Can yall believe, there are two other hens waiting to use Miss Q's nest? So funny,it's like musical nestboxes over here. [​IMG]
    I'd love to see another one of those Hercules beetles,that was neat.That other one had some pinchers & an attitude.
  10. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

    Jan 15, 2007
    Shepherdstown, WV
    WOW! Those are some BIG bugs! [​IMG]
    Thanks for posting the pics, love to see them. [​IMG]

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