Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by hatchcrazzzy, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i found the snake that ate 2 ceramic eggs and a golf ball.he is in heaven and i got my eggs and golfball back he was 6 feet long and ugly:barnie
  2. chicks rule

    chicks rule Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    SW MO
    Well now you know, may he rest in peace. How or where did you find him????
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Tell us the story. (Just thinking about a snake in my chicken house makes me shiver LOL)
  4. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    we had rain in texas for weeks and today it flooded my chicken house. it was a pond all the way around wife seen it swimming in the pond by the chickens house.then it went it to some weeds in water to hide .so i took my shotgun and shot into the weeds to chase him out /it worked he was swimming and i got him with my fist shot.went out into the water .it is 2 feet deep and pick him up with a stick so he is not dead and like a fool im holding him with a stick. i drop him and run back to dry ground to get my gun . i shot him again and waited 10 minutes before i went back to get him.he had 3 lumps in him.i cut it open and found my missing ceramic eggs and my golf ball i used for putting in my nest.that were mising for about a week .i put it on top off my fence and he still moves some . nerves i guess .i heard they dont quit moving till dark. well this was my story hope you enjoyed it.[​IMG]
  5. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    glad he is dead, what type was the snake? i need to learn to identify snakes, i can't tell you what they are if you showed me pics. they give me the hebe gebees!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i dont know what kind he was. i just know he was an egg eating snake.
  7. eggcetra_farms

    eggcetra_farms Songster

    Jun 26, 2007
    San Antonio, TX
    Six feet long? My goodness! I'm so glad it didn't eat your chickens!
  8. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Yeah 6' is plenty big to eat young chickens. I've heard of people round here hanging a dead snake up to show other snakes not to come to your property or they'll be next. I don't know if that really works and the snake would probably stink after a while. DH says good eatin though.
  9. GoodEgg

    GoodEgg Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    NW Florida
    The local snake expert I called for the first snake told me that the head can bite for at least an hour after it's dead. Even if you cut the head off.

    The snake that got in last night and ate Frisky (my daughter's gerbil) didn't get lucky enough for me to call the snake expert. I took care of this one. Don't know why we have so many snakes getting into the house and garage here lately!

    I hate snakes right now.

  10. hollyclyff

    hollyclyff Songster

    May 18, 2007
    You have snakes getting in your house and eating indoor pets? Ohmigosh! I like snakes, but that would freak me out.

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