IS THIS A SIGN OF A SNAKE????

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kjxoxo1, May 19, 2012.

  1. kjxoxo1

    kjxoxo1 Chirping

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    Hi guys,
    You always have great information.....I found what looks like three foam bubbles in the grass.. one neighbor and my mom says they are signs of snakes....Have anyone heard of this? Of course, it was right outside my chicken coop. I put down snake away as a precaution....thanks for any information.
    thanks!
     
  2. Yessur Ebob

    Yessur Ebob Songster

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    I was also told that by other people, but after researching some i found that the foam is actually caused by a spittle bug larvae. It has absolutely nothing to do with snakes. [​IMG]
     
  3. dainerra

    dainerra Crowing

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    yeah, nothing to do with snakes. make sure that your birds can't get into the Snake Away
     
  4. kjxoxo1

    kjxoxo1 Chirping

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    okay thanks!! i placed the snake away on the outside perimeter of my coop...chickens cant get to it....im just worried because I have two children and we also have 3 ponds nearby and i have personally seen 5 snakes on the water in one sitting...(yes i was scared!! my brother used his shotguns...they looked like water moccassin) so when I saw the spit foam...I was very very concerned....Thanks
     
  5. akashia26

    akashia26 Songster

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    the foam is spit bugs. if you wipe away the foam you will find a small black beetle inside the foam.
     

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