Has anyone tried liquid fence snake repellent?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by my little farm, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. my little farm

    my little farm New Egg

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    Help! Last night I came home to find one of my 8 week old chicks dead, and a black rat snake crawling around the chicken pen. The only way he could have gotten in was to squeeze through the chicken wire. The chick was too big for the snake to even eat it. Snake got away, unfortunately. I put plastic around the chicken wire, about 3 feet high, in hopes of discouraging it from coming back for my other chick. I read on the bottle that Snake Away doesn't really work for rat snakes. Any thoughts on the "Liquid Fence" brand of repellent?

    Thanks,
    Bonnie
     
  2. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    Save your money.
     
  3. BackSwampGirl

    BackSwampGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use sullfer.Have you ever tried it.Just put it all the way around your pen.But make sure there is not any in the pen 1st.If not put all way around,if in doubt.Leave a small space so that the snake can get out.He will not want to come in.Because of the smell.We have been using it for a while.
     
  4. my little farm

    my little farm New Egg

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    Is sulphur safe for the chicks or my dog? Will it make the area smell terrible?
     

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