grrr egg-eaters

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dainerra, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think we have a snake problem [​IMG] I know that we have some HUGE black snakes around. I like that they keep the copperheads out of the yard.

    This morning I was doing a quick clean of the coop, 2 eggs in the nest. By the time I finished cleaning, there was another hen on the nest so I left the eggs alone. The girls went down about an hour later to fill the water. ZERO eggs. No cracked shells, no signs that any of the eggs were broken.

    *sigh* borrowing a minnow trap, guess we'll find out if it's a snake
     
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducky Land!
    Good luck and if that doesnt work you can put a wooden egg in the nest and the snake wont be able to digest it and will die.
     
  3. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    actually, there ARE fake eggs in the nests. They've not been touched
     

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