RIP Short-beak

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by youngchooklover, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Crowing

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    yo momma
    It all started on a hot day. I was in mums room. I was talking to my brother when short-beak my chicken ran by with a 2 feet long brown snake in her mouth!!!![​IMG]
    I ran outside and all the chickens were fighting over a live snake.
    Mum was yelling at me don't get close.
    Then May, my other chicken grabbed the snake and run away.
    I grabbed the rake and killed it.[​IMG]
    I ran inside quickly and jumped on this website but no hope.
    Are chickens immune to snake venom? But when I looked Short- beak.. no it can't be [​IMG].

    That same day we found her secret nest in the garage. 12 eggs.

    I'm in tears writing this.


    RIP 15.1.13



    Short-beak died a pullet and lived almost all her life a battery hen and 5 months a free range hen.
     

  2. Dowie

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    Oh, that's so sad, brown snakes kill so many pets in Australia. So sorry, poor little chicken. At least you gave her 5 months away from the battery cage.

    But I have to say, you are one crazy brave kid! I bet your Mum really chewed you out for going near the snake.
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Very sorry for your loss.
     
  4. Dowie

    Dowie Songster

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    How are you going - are your other chickens ok? Thanks to you I now know it's a myth that chickens keep snakes away. [​IMG]
     
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  5. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Crowing

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    yo momma
    and all so mice.

    and all the others chickens are all ok
     

  6. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Crowing

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    yo momma
    [​IMG] This is Short-beak
     
  7. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Crowing

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    yo momma
    RIP Short-beak
     
  8. she is so cute poor little chicken[​IMG]
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Oh, I'm so sorry about short beak. [​IMG] Like was stated above, you gave her the best months of her life, and she knew it. You're a good chicken parent.
     

  10. youngchooklover

    youngchooklover Crowing

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    yo momma
    Thank You [​IMG]
     

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