'tain't My Job

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by joebryant, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Just found the skin of a VERY large snake on the garage floor about fifteen feet from the chicken coop and showed it to Anne. One of us is going to have to find that booger and get it out of there. No place in my marriage vows did I say that I'd get rid of any potential snake problems. I think she vowed to love, honor, and obey me. I'm not sure that that was in the ceremony, but just in case I have given her a direct order to ... I ain't doing it!
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2008
  2. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Oh, come on, don't be a CHICKEN. [​IMG]

    I know you don't want her to tell people that she had to man-handle a snake because the man she married would go near it. You don't want that, do ya? [​IMG]
  3. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    rotfl. so right. make those women work ya?. if i was her i'd just call animal control and be like "I got rid of it" make some story up to tell you how much i went through etc. haha
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    Quote:my husband would say the same thing!!! he hates snakes...i, on the other hand, would be out there with a spade and hunting it down...then feeding it to the chickens!
  5. geareduplyn

    geareduplyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2008
    Salley SC
    Usually a completely harmless critter. I hope you're not going to kill it. They are really easy to relocate.
  6. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Yeah, don't be a chicken! But maybe you could get a weasel or mink as a pet that you could keep in the garage, just by coincidence...
  7. purplebaby

    purplebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2007
    east long island
    lol my husband doesnt like snakes either. i have to be the snake hunter here too! city boys, whatcha gonna do with 'em?
  8. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:Right! Never could understand why anyone would kill one unless it were poisonous. We often see some really neat black snakes and garter snakes in the yard and field. I really do like them and would never harm one, but when I first see one, I jump about 15-30 feet into the air and let out a yell of some kind. After I land, I stand and look at it, give it a wide berth, and walk around it.
  9. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    Quote:Ok now. You know what you can do with that obey nonsense! [​IMG]
  10. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2007
    Maryland :)
    Men are weird...


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