What eats Golf balls?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by 4 Love of Baby Chickens, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. 4 Love of Baby Chickens

    4 Love of Baby Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay I know my chickens are molting except my young pullets and cockerals. But I should be getting 2 eggs a day. I've been lucky if I get 1 every other day. Now my 2 Golf Balls have gone missing!

    I'm thinking the 3' Black Snake I've been seeing around the barn is the culprit. How do I prevent him from getting my eggs? My chickens free-range so the door is open all day.
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2011
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Use more golf balls. I'm thinking eventually the snakes will get constipated.
  3. 4 Love of Baby Chickens

    4 Love of Baby Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe I can get more from my friends' dad. He used to be a champion golf player.
  4. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2010
    Congress, AZ
    My Coop
    Sounds like a plan!!
  5. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    Quote:I don't know if they get constipated, lol, but they used to get stuck in the rafters in my mom's friends coop. They'd go in, eat the golf balls, go up to the rafters to try to get out, and get stuck.
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    Snakes will eat golf balls.[​IMG]
  7. super rooster

    super rooster Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 23, 2011
    Wow 7L i thats the first on me. I was going to say tiger woods untill i seen the pic
  8. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Snakes will eat golf balls not be able to digest them and will suffocate.
  9. Longhorns&Chickens

    Longhorns&Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2011
    all I can say is WOW!! I did not know snakes would eat golf balls, besides that I don't think the snakes here are any where near that big!!! [​IMG] Does any one know if there are snakes like that in MI?
  10. Dirty Farmer

    Dirty Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2011
    Quote:If your chickens can come and go as they please, how do you know that the Rooster just didn't go out for a bit, and shoot a round of nine? I'd see if his spiked shoes and clubs are missing also [​IMG]

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