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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by lovesduckies, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
    i'm sitting outside with my ducks (making sure my drake doesn't stand on my broody hen while she's eating, drinking, and bathing LOL) and i noticed a HUUUUUUUGE black widow in the big play car we have for my nieces and nephews to play with. [​IMG]

    i hate spiders and this house is infested with them. i usually suck them up in the vacuume MUAHAHAHAHA. but black widows give me the creeps. [​IMG]
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    You know, it's funny you should post this today-I had thought about starting a thread about Black Widows today because in the last few weeks, we have found MANY of these vile things out around our coop, under our pool pumps, in the doghouse, etc. My DH has had SEVERAL close calls with them.
    This is the worst we have seen them since we lived out here and I was just wondering if it was just us or if others had seen more than normal.
    I HATE THEM!!!!!
  3. Sassymygirl

    Sassymygirl Miss Equestrian

    Sep 16, 2008
    Carencro, Louisiana
    I hate spiders also!!!
    I found a brown recluse in my bathroom last night and I was scared to go to bed because I thought another one might fall on me.
    And we have a lot of Black Widows here, and if I see one on the ground, I will step on it and smush it with joy. [​IMG]
    But if it's hanging in a web, I usually get...something..and squish it. [​IMG]

    I HATE SPIDERS!! [​IMG] But I like the little jumpy ones. [​IMG]
  4. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Pitcure, if you will, two very pregnant young ladies on a hot HOT summer day (insert red sweaty faces here), hunched over in a very duck-like fashion, with a can of hairspray and a lighter.... this is how my friend and I took care of the infestation she had in her first house...
  5. charmed one

    charmed one Show Me State Gal

    My mother's friend used to buy alot of stuff off the TV. She offhandedly bought the brown recluse traps they sell one day and put them out around her home...under her bed etc. When she checked it, it was full!!! She got scared and started sleeping on the couch til she could get the exterminator out there. When he came, he looked all around and found their nest......you guessed it..........UNDER THE COUCH!!! [​IMG] She got rid of them and never got bit but I'm here to tell you, the traps work!
  6. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    My house too, is infested with small barn spiders. It's like they come in here to breed and have babies, then disappear. Personally I don't mind spiders (We don't have poisoneous ones around here that I know of), but my brother....hehehe I would have lots of fun when he stayed over [​IMG]
  7. ky chicks

    ky chicks In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2009
    I just killed a brown recluse in my bathroom a few nights ago. We have had a monthly spider spray since we moved into this house almost 2 years ago, and it had been a long time since I had seen a living one (though I find dead ones along the baseboards every once in a while). Spiders creep me out anyway, and I can hardly stand the idea of ones that could rot an arm off living in my walls! I've seen a couple of black widows outside, but fortunately they usually stay in their webs (making them easier to kill) and not walking across my floor.
  8. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    We use sticky traps on the floor in the corners for mice, and I was sure that they would catch a lot of spiders too, but so far, in a year, I have caught maybe 4 spiders on 6 different traps. Not bad for an old drafty farm house!
  9. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Songster

    Jun 22, 2008
    Central Texas
    I have to agree here. I despise spiders...except for the little non-poisonous jumping spiders. Those things are just awesome. [​IMG] We've had an alarmingly HUGE number of black widows this year...we found a big spider web with a HUGE black widow by our pool...plus I freaked myself out last night cause my cat was making a weird sound in my room so I said "What's wrong honeybun?" And low and behold...A SCORPION was like right in front of her and it was GI-FREAKING GANTIC. [​IMG] I screamed...very loudly might I add. [​IMG]
  10. charmed one

    charmed one Show Me State Gal

    Quote:I know the armadillos are making their way into mid-missouri but you can please keep the scorpions down there! [​IMG]

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