Squash thieves !!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bayouchica, May 24, 2007.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Something is eating my baby squash, thought it was mice, but come to find out......

    This one is a little blurry, but I just love the look on her face.

    Yall have a good day, Miriam
  2. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    The little stinkers. [​IMG]

    Now that they found out how good it is you may have to find a way to keep them out. My girls are not allowed in the garden, but they keep trying.
  3. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    Northern California
    Mine don't eat the squash but love the leaves.
  4. Mulemom

    Mulemom Songster

    May 8, 2007
    Sacramento, CA
    Tee hee hee! I love the "Dang! I'm busted." look on the last one! How old are they in that picture?
  5. akyramoto

    akyramoto Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    Northern CA
    hahahha!! thats why i put a fence around my garden this year!! haha. my girls LOOOVEEE squash. I give them the big ones that i wont eat ( and the neighbors wont eat) the girls literally hollow them out! They also love pumpkin!!
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Geez, you have huge squash plants already! Mine Just got planted outside and don't have any adult leaves yet! Soil just reached 55 degrees.
  7. akyramoto

    akyramoto Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    Northern CA
    Quote:that might have something to do with her living in Louisiana. lol. My tomatoes are still pretty tiny, only about 8" tall.
  8. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC
    BUSTED!!!! [​IMG]
  9. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    Oh man, I've seen them clean out watermelons and cushaw squash. Anything with a soft rind and yummy insides is fair game for them! I have had to pen mine up during the summer months just so I could get to try them![​IMG]
  10. chickbea

    chickbea Songster

    Jan 18, 2007
    Oh! I envy you guys and your growing season. We can't even think of planting the squash for another week or two.

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