found a snake!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Qi Chicken, May 7, 2011.

  1. Qi Chicken

    Qi Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2009
    We were working in the garden today and I looked over at the chickens and they were all standing around in a circle staring at something. Hmmm...probably not good! Went over and they were all staring at a pretty big snake. Don't know what kind, it was mostly black with a red stripe. I felt bad for it as they were all looking at it like it was some giant worm. DH took a stick and it slithered into the grass. Hope it made it!
     
  2. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can picture a bunch of chickens investigating a snake. [​IMG]
     
  3. Captain Carrot

    Captain Carrot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine like hunting slow worms. It sure looks strange to see a chicken with half a slow worm sticking out of her beak being chased by the rest of the flock in case she drops it.
     
  4. andythescot

    andythescot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once mine found a garter snake... they sure have that poor snake a rough time!
    They all crammed around it and took turns pecking him, but that snake wasn't going to give up with out a fight! He was poised to strike, and slithered away as soon as the girls were distracted.
     
  5. If the Goose Fits

    If the Goose Fits Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my birds would LOVE to find a snake! They sure do enjoy eating baby mice. [​IMG]
     

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