My worst predator

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by TerriD, May 24, 2012.

  1. TerriD

    TerriD Hatching

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    I went out to the chicken house this morning and boy did I get a surprise.

    A 5 foot black snake got one of my juvenile ( 1 1/2 month old) chicks. One of the 13 that I hatched from eggs.

    Don't know how the snake thought he was going to swallow the chick. I called my boyfriend and he said " I'll take care of this." He went in the house and came out with a 44 magnum, loaded with shot and blew a hole in the snake.

    Hopefully the snake didn't have any relatives here on the farm, if so I guess I will have to take them out too.
     
  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chirping

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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Classic case of eyes too big for his stomache. Hopefully he was an only one.
     
  4. TerriD

    TerriD Hatching

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    Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do!
     

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