Wow, my chicks are tough!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Maryallison, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Maryallison

    Maryallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SO we were out hanging out by the chickens yesterday when I noticed the white frizzled rooster was all excited and had something...[​IMG] I got closer and OMG............. He had a snake!!!! [​IMG] And all the other chickens wanted it from him. He really beat that snake up and by the time I got my DH in the coop to get it the snake was about dead. My chicks are just 3 months old and wow.... they are tough! [​IMG]
     
  2. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    that is tough. !!!![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Kieyamama

    Kieyamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They took care of business! haha-nice work chickies![​IMG]
     
  4. chookchick

    chookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That roo sounds like a keeper--very brave at such a young age![​IMG]
     
  5. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    Quote:AGREE ~ [​IMG]
     
  6. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Isn't it funny what they do to snakes!! Pretty surprising from a chicken, huh?? Were they proud of themselves afterward? [​IMG]
     
  7. Maryallison

    Maryallison Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah they were so proud! [​IMG] Well, until I had daddy take it away!! [​IMG]
     
  8. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You mean you didn't let them eat it? [​IMG] Cudos to your brave little roo!!!! [​IMG]
    My BR who is head of the flock caught herself a mouse right after I got the girls... She beat it till it wasn't moving then ran around the corner and ate it while the rest of the girls were distracted with the treat I had given them(Chicken fetuccini)
     
  9. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last year, when my new girls were about 4 months old, I went outside and they had surrounded a small snake (~14") in the garden. They were all on their toes, wings out, and ready to divvy the poor little guy up. Luckily for him, I had just brought them a treat and they were more interested in the bread than the snake. I checked after the bread was gone and he had flown the coop (slithered out of the garden).
     
  10. Tonopah Pati

    Tonopah Pati Rest in Peace 1938-2011

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    Luckey for me my girls have ben eating the smaller snakes. They met their match yesterday with a large Rattle snake, They all ran away from that one. They are pretty snake smart.

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