Vicious at 6 weeks old

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by treeman, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. treeman

    treeman In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2011
    Well today, one of my BOs caught a snake in the yard. Just an 8" juvenile Corn Snake. She ran around for a while till a RIR took it away from her. She killed it by violently shaking her head.

    My cats are usually the snake wranglers but everyday these hens surprise me.
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Yeah, my chickens would give the best cat a run for its money. My old ladies became very adept hunters- bugs, frogs, snakes, toads, mice, rats and even the occasional young squirrel. Tough as nails, they are. If yours are hunting at such a young age then they are going to be a force to be reckoned with when they reach full size. "Chicken Keep Away" is a pretty gruesome game mine like to play. I can't watch them play it anymore. It turns my stomach. [​IMG]
  3. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Way to go girlie.[​IMG]
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Gotta love genetics at work. Go Dino girls!
  5. pixiedouglas

    pixiedouglas Songster

  6. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    Lol! She is a pro already [​IMG]

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