Toads

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by hulasusan, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. hulasusan

    hulasusan New Egg

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    We have poisonous toads invading our coop yard. One hen pecked at one and died. This morning I see holes burrowing under the coop. How can I safely remove these toads??? We live in Hawaii
     
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  2. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome to BYC,
    I am not familiar with lethal toads, but they sell toad repellent liquid and granules, try that out. [​IMG]
     
  3. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you know what kind of toads they are? I've never heard of anything like that except poison dart frogs.
     
  4. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All toads have poison in the glands behind their heads, not all produce lethal poison. most toads in the U.S. just have sickening poison.
     
  5. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is an American toad, it mainly inhabits the East coast. the buldging lumps behind his head are the glands. If squeezed exceedingly or put under pressure, the gland will release toxins.
     
  6. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for clearing that up. I got toads and frogs where I live [​IMG]
     
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  7. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here.
     
  8. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want, I can tell you all you want to know about america inhabiting toads. on private on public thread.
     
  9. Flock Master64

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    Sure, on public thread
     
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