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Help What kind of snake is grapic pics

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dr8goons, May 4, 2009.

  1. dr8goons

    dr8goons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i went out to ffeed the rabbits and got close and seen a black thing flopping around then realized it was a dame snake it was eating m,y bunny i yelled for my husband so we could get the other 3 out because it was trying to get them it was to late for the one. what kind of snake was this now iam scared for my chickens and ducks
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  2. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Um...that my friend is a dead snake. [​IMG]

    No really, I think it's a chicken snake aka rat snake.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Yup, Rat Snake. They are non-poisonous, but deadly to rodents and birds. [​IMG]
     
  4. jhart101

    jhart101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rat Snake...Killed 4 so far this year, from 8" to almost 4'...can scare the poop right out of ya![​IMG]
     
  5. steveo

    steveo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cook it up and eat it, looks yummy.
     
  6. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Ewwwwwwwwwwww sorry it got your bunny!!![​IMG] I'm glad you were able to save some though!
     
  7. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    rule of thumb:

    non-poisonous snakes have round pupils

    poisonous do not...
     
  8. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2008
    New Hampshire
    how small was the rabbit to have one that sze actually eat it?
    well happy rodents to you.
    I am not a fan of killing benificial snakes. venomus one yes.
     
  9. DancesWithChickens

    DancesWithChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    i don't like snakes, sorry about your little rabbit. Hope i don't ever find one, i would probably fall over. [​IMG]
     
  10. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Who want to get close enough to look at their eyes though?
     

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