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Chicken snakes cotton mouths
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Mrs.$tubs    Posted 07-14-2002 at 21:04:22       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I'm having a problem with a cotton mouth eating my eggs,, I was told to put moth balls around the perimiter of my pens,, but I still lost some of the eggs that in one of my pens. I beleive this may because my hen is sitting on her eggs on the ground,, My questions is? Is there anything that I can put around my pens that will keep snakes from crossing & going in my pen? thank you very much. Mrs. $tubs


Jus Texan    Posted 08-03-2002 at 10:28:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
Cotton Mouth eating eggs? Never heard of such! Is this true?


Kathy547    Posted 07-15-2002 at 16:30:01       [Reply]  [Send Email]
You can get wooden eggs from someplace like Wal-mart in the craft dept. Make sure the snake eats
the fake egg first. It won't be able to digest the egg & will die. We put sulfur all around our
property. You can buy it at feed stores, etc. My
husband gets it free from a place that loaded/un-
loaded in trucks or trains & so much spilled on the ground that there's still lots left.


hay    Posted 07-15-2002 at 06:24:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
go to the feed store and buy a few glass eggs. place them near around the nest where snake will get them first. his first one will be his last one.


Redneck    Posted 07-15-2002 at 04:46:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Chicken snakes OR cottonmouths?They ain't the same.Sounds like chicken snakes,but don't stick your hand in if you don't know the difference!


Clem    Posted 07-15-2002 at 09:20:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
That's mighty good advice!!


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