Snake ate the wooden nest egg...

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by AppleHen, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. AppleHen

    AppleHen Out Of The Brooder

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    When I caught him, the "egg" was already about 1½-2' down in his body and he wouldn't regurgitate it. Will the fake egg kill him?

    I took him about 2000' away into the woods, hoping he won't come back... what is a black snakes range?

    I think he's been stealing eggs for a while. I just happened to look back there for eggs and noticed one nest egg was missing and there he was!
     
  2. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    [​IMG] I'm pretty sure this will be the end of this snake.... I guess you will be rid of your snake problem. I don't think it will be able to eliminate this egg and will die of the blockage.


    I guess that's one way to get rid of a snake!


    Nancy
     
  3. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] One less snake!! One less snake!!

    Sorry, I'm the worlds biggest snake hater... ::shudder:: Only because I'm scared of them. [​IMG]
     
  4. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    WHOA! That is crazy!
     
  5. Giddyup

    Giddyup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dumb snake:lau
     
  6. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
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    Guess he needed more fiber in his diet... [​IMG]
     
  7. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
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  8. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Wow, thats nuts, I'd say poor snake if I liked them a little more
     
  9. Foxhound lady

    Foxhound lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TX baby!
    Awww poor snake [​IMG] happy chicken owner [​IMG]
     
  10. AppleHen

    AppleHen Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not against having black snakes around-- they are good mousers. Losing an egg here and there isn't a big deal, but he seemed to be a serial egg snatcher. I am mostly afraid of them eating chicks or sitting hens... Black snakes are supposed to keep other snakes away--not sure if that's true, but I haven't ever seen a copperhead here *knock on wood* Snakes are banned from the coop!!
     

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