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Spider problems ... will they hurt chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by StormyMoon, May 14, 2010.

  1. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Songster

    May 1, 2010
    Alvarado, TX
    We found we have many jumper spiders what if my chicks ever accidentally snap one up?
    There are so many I tried doing a clean sweep of the home to get rid of them once every Friday but they are making babies faster than I can get rid of them.
    I found several nests got rid of them .....
    When we first moved here we would catch them and watch them do their dance but now they are becoming annoying and cover everything in webs.
    My biggest concern is what will happen if ever one of my chicks eats one.
    Do any of you know anything about jumper spiders?

    Here is some info on them http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jumping_spiders
    Last edited: May 14, 2010

  2. evonne

    evonne Songster

    Oct 5, 2009
    Las Vegas
    chickens love bugs.... i bet they clear out your spider issue pretty quick....

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