Snakes???

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by josh, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. josh

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    How can I keep snakes away from my coop and pen? I seen one in the coop yesterday and let it go. Then I checked the eggs. I had one less and got to looking and found a crused eggs shell and no yolk mess in the nest. So I know a chicken didn't eat it. then to day I found a whole egg that had been crushed flat and no yolk in the nest box. So I know a snake is eating the egg because they eat the whole egg crush it inside them the spit it back out. So how can I get them out of there. They can have one if they start buying food, but free eggs for them won't fly.
     
  2. Put a couple golf balls in the nests, Just collect your eggs every hour or so and nothing's in the nest but the gold ball. they are a little hard for a snake to digest,1 gold balls= no snake marrie
     

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