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#1 bbuckler OFFLINE  

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Posted May 14, 2015 - 03:39 PM

4th one found in a month this one was outside my back door

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Posted May 14, 2015 - 03:46 PM

You can keep those down there, thank you! We have Copperheads not far from here! If it slithers near me, it DIES!


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 03:58 PM

You can keep those down there, thank you! We have Copperheads not far from here! If it slithers near me, it DIES!

Dang it I thought I would send them to you I hear the bite only hurts for a little while.


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 04:33 PM

You can use yourself for the guinea pig!


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 04:46 PM

I praise the Lord that the only venomous snake in the UK is the Adder. The last person to die from a adder's bite in the UK was some 20 years ago and that was because she was elderly with a dicky heart. The thought of all those snakes slithering around give me the shivers.
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Posted May 14, 2015 - 04:50 PM

I praise the Lord that the only venomous snake in the UK is the Adder. The last person to die from a adder's bite in the UK was some 20 years ago and that was because she was elderly with a dicky heart. The thought of all those snakes slithering around give me the shivers.

I agree!


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 04:54 PM

4th one found in a month this one was outside my back door

Are you making hat bands out of them?


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 04:58 PM

Are you making hat bands out of them?

Nope had a snake guy come pick it up.


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 05:37 PM

Nothing like that this far North.  Once in a great while I hear of a timber rattler in or around the rock quarries.  We do have some nice sized bull snakes around though.  See one of them ever once in a while.  Usually keep them off the road and down by the older buildings to keep the mouse and rat numbers way down.  Lot of garter snakes but they too are harmless.  Might pinch a little but that's all.


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 06:28 PM

We killed one 6 foot copperhead and one baby about 3 years ago and have not seen any more since. Maybe word got out that this was a bad place to be. We have lots of black and king snakes though. Right now we have a brown.  snake in the tank beside my desk. Heath loves to watch him.


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 08:30 PM

You can keep those down there, thank you! We have Copperheads not far from here! If it slithers near me, it DIES!

 

Amen Brother!


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Posted May 14, 2015 - 08:38 PM

The only time a rattle snake shows up around here is if it comes in with a hay shipment. Out west Prairie Rattlers are common. 



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Posted May 14, 2015 - 09:08 PM

We killed one 6 foot copperhead and one baby about 3 years ago and have not seen any more since. Maybe word got out that this was a bad place to be. We have lots of black and king snakes though. Right now we have a brown.  snake in the tank beside my desk. Heath loves to watch him.


My granddaddy always told us that king snakes would keep copperheads chased off. I don't mind snakes if I see them far enough in advance. I don't like them to surprise me too,close to my personal space. It's a big world. I only use about two square feet at a time. They can stay the heck out of my space. Otherwise they meet my hoe, shovel or shotgun.
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Posted May 14, 2015 - 09:12 PM

My granddaddy always told us that king snakes would keep copperheads chased off. I don't mind snakes if I see them far enough in advance. I don't like them to surprise me too,close to my personal space. It's a big world. I only use about two square feet at a time. They can stay the heck out of my space. Otherwise they meet my hoe, shovel or shotgun.

 

My granddad always said the same thing.


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Posted May 15, 2015 - 07:45 AM

My son and I both have pet snakes and we have tons of gardner and black snakes around, and an occasionaly king snake. If I see them I move them or let them go on their way, good to keep vermin out of the barn.

You all can keep those poisonous ones down there!






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