Chickens 1 - Snakes 0

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kateseidel, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. kateseidel

    kateseidel Songster

    Jan 9, 2010
    We were working outside today and my husband yelled "you should see the size of the worm Ethel has" - we came over to find Ethel (all of my Buff Orpingtons are named Ethel), with a snake! It was only about 6 inches long, but that good girl killed it and ate it. Those are some darn fine hens....
  2. SparksNV

    SparksNV Songster

    Jun 13, 2010
    Spanish Springs, NV
    That's some worm! I can hear her - yummmm extra protein!
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    All your buff orps are named Ethel, that really cracks me up!! Makes me think of the Bob Newhart show with the characters Larry, and his brother Darryl and other brother Darryl.

    What a great snake eater and much prettier than any mongoose. I bet they taste better when they are young and tender.

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