Found a spider...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Taj_MaChicken, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. Taj_MaChicken

    Taj_MaChicken Songster

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    I found this spider while I was doing laundry... long story short, I fed it to the girls. They went CRAZY over it. Normally I don't kill spiders, but it was either get rid of it, or it may end up in my bedroom. Or in my bed. No thanks.
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  2. Peepsi

    Peepsi Songster

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    Blech. Looks like a fishing spider to me. Do you live near a stream or pond? Glad your girls liked it!
     
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    The river isn't far, and a few neighbors have ponds. But we have some big spiders around here! They fought over it, and was upset I only had one. Sorry girls, if there were a dozen more, I might've lit the house on fire lol :barnie
     
  4. pibb

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    We have those too. I find a couple every year by accident.
    If your chickens went crazy over it without being kind of scared of it at first, then surely they have eaten them before.
     
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    We found another one in the yard yesterday so we fed it to them. I'm sure they find all kinds of crazy things in the yard to eat lol
     

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