Snake Away

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by shookpoultry, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. shookpoultry

    shookpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres something for all the snake go away people. I have heard this is really good but have not used my self.

    It's called Snake Away, you can find this on Ebay
     
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  2. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I wonder if it really does all it says. Sounds great! Good price too.
     
  3. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I researched it myself since I am in snake country. It will not work on pit vipers though. I have had some success with a border of mothballs around the house-they hate those. But, now that I have chickens I don't want them accidently eating the mothballs. So, what to do, sigh...

    I also heard lime works as well as snake away and it is less expensive. I imagine if I had the money I would get snake away to try. Our feedstore has it for about 20 to 25$ a 4 pound jug.

    Here's more info:

    http://store.doyourownpestcontrol.c...6c0428c0e227414200c148064a/Product/View/AR364
     
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  4. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Couldn't you put it around the outside of a fenced area? I am going to do that. They also don't like cedar.
     
  5. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I had 2 black snakes in 2 days. The first snake killed my baby rooster.[​IMG] The second snake slithered right over my line of sulfur. I now have sulfur, snake away and moth balls all around the outside perimeter of my chicken yard. Thankfully I have not seen a snake in close to a week. It's still early though to tell how good it works.
     
  6. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, you can use snake prevention around your fence line as well as the house or coop.

    Another cheapy pest control tip: snakes can't stand the feel of brillo pads (or cheap steel wool). You may be able to tuck it into any cracks etc to help prevent snakes from entering that crack or hole.
     
  7. xitaa

    xitaa Out Of The Brooder

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    Moth balls will work. We live in the country with rattlesnakes and they will keep the snakes from coming back to the house. We were told this by our local Parks and Wildlife man. It works.
     
  8. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Quote:How do you put your moth balls out? Do you just throw them around the outside of your pen? I just want to make sure I'm doing it right.
     
  9. shookpoultry

    shookpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your using the moth balls all you have to do is throw them around the pens or wherever you are putting them, I have used the moth balls myself and they really don't seen to work (personal opinion), in other words I still had snakes around, but give it a try for yourself and see what happens for you.

    Good Luck!!!
     
  10. shookpoultry

    shookpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking that sense snake season was about to be back I would refresh this post.
     

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