Why I Love My Guineas

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by averygeo, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. averygeo

    averygeo Out Of The Brooder

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    Pictured here the barnyard tick patrol are evicting another undesirable from the premises. LOL

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    God Bless 'em Every one!
     
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LMAO, priceless pics! Bet they were makin' a bunch of noise the entire time too, lol.

    Brave lil kitty there, yikes that's a huge snake!

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    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of snake is that? Those really are great pictures.
     
  4. Missi

    Missi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOA! I'm BLOWN AWAY! Those are some...AMAZING photos! How often does this happen? Did they really chase him off? He didn't try to bite them or the cat? What does the cat think it is doing?!
     
  5. averygeo

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    It's an Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. Yes, you can imagine the noise those birds were making.
     
  6. Missi

    Missi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's a BIG, FAT diamondback rattlesnake!
     
  7. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha! That's funny!
     
  8. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome. I am mad at my guinea's right now. They flat out refused to go up tonight. They will have to do something awesome to make up for me worrying tonight. [​IMG]
     
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    I'm Impressed!!!!
     
  10. averygeo

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    Fortunately it is not often that its a rattlesnake that gets them riled up. More often its a rat snake, and I enjoy the drama when they have it on the run, chasing along in a V-pattern. Last spring they alerted me to an egg robber in the goose nest and I retrieved my camera, because i just couldn't believe a ratsnake could swallow one of those huge eggs.
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    It swallowed it alright. This was an easy snake to capture. I simply fitted the door on the box and relocated the big guy away from my chickens. [Hope its okay posting so many pics ... anyhoo this is all I have ... hope you folks enjoy 'em.]
     

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