Good Snake *pics*?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by SunnyChic, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    First time chicken owner here (new to snakes, too! [​IMG] ), and we'll be putting the chickens in their new backyard coop in the next couple of days. I spotted my first snake in the backyard; he's a baby, about 12 inches. I know I'll be needing him in the future if he's one of the good guys, but I don't know what type he is - is he a good guy?

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  2. irf1983

    irf1983 Songster

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    yes, it's a red corn snake. good at keeping rodents at bay. very beautiful too. not venemous. they do get big enough to eat a juvenile chicken though.
     
  3. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    Thanks! Hmmm, I'll have to keep an eye out for Mama & Daddy snake...
     

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