OMG...Dont put your hand in the nesting box!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by wormy270, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. wormy270

    wormy270 Out Of The Brooder

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    Went to get the eggs today and just about grab ahold of this. Needless to say I just about craped my pants. Anyway I got it out and turned it loose. Maybe it will eat some rats Ive been seeing lately.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Chickiebaby8

    Chickiebaby8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have fainted!
     
  3. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, he's really stretching his mouth out for that big ol' egg, isn't he?

    I'm not sure i would have had the presence of mind to "turn him loose." I might have made the coop look like a crime scene in a panic. Glad it was you and not me.
     
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  5. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not me!! I would have killed it. Seeing a snake just about stops my heart. Killed a copperhead trying to get into the hen house last month. Nothing will stop me now......off with their heads if they try to get to my chickens!
     
  6. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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  7. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

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    [​IMG] What a surprise! Oh boy! You got some awesome pictures though, and thank you for letting him go. Did you explain he's to eat the mice, not the eggs?
     
  8. Rooster Cogburn

    Rooster Cogburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good God what kind of snake is that?[​IMG]
     
  9. hchorselover

    hchorselover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks a lot, now I will be scared to put my hand in the nesting box![​IMG] haha [​IMG] at least he got to the eggs not the chickens! And it was nice of you to release him. At my house he would be dead by now! [​IMG]
     
  10. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] I don't mind snakes, but I would have had a heart attack (or close to it) had I gone to collect eggs and found that fella curled up in there...lol.
     

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