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Re: Watch your step.

Post by Caustic Burno » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:57 am

greybeard wrote:
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Canebrake came on the wrong side of the creek.
Is that the same as a Timber Rattler?
I believe Timber Rattlers are considered endangered here in Texas and are 'protected'.
I've never seen one here.

Covered up with Timber Rattlers here GB and every once in a while Eastern Diamondback.
The state says they are endangered never seen one that wasn’t.
Quite common to see a dead one on the road with his rattles cut off.


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Re: Watch your step.

Post by JMJ Farms » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:03 am

True Grit Farms wrote:
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A swat behind the ear using a fiberglass sorting stick from Pulaski County Livestock. Looks like a new belt to me.
I knew it Brad! Caught one behind the ear

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Diamond back or Timber rattler?
I ain’t particular. I will pay good money for one :tiphat:
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Re: Watch your step.

Post by True Grit Farms » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:15 am

Here's who does my taxidermy work, if your ever around Thomasville stop by and check his shop out.
http://hardenstaxidermy.com
I have some deer capes and snake skins to trade him. You pick the snake and the rest is on me.
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Re: Watch your step.

Post by jltrent » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:26 pm

A big Georgia rattler like that took out my neighbor. He was handling it in church, the snake latched onto his hand and had to be pried off. They prayed for him about a day as he refused medical help. He met his maker. He was a good guy, had two small kids at the time and had built a lot of houses around here. His dad had been bitten so many times he had an immunity built up.

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Re: Watch your step.

Post by Hootowl » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:57 pm

jltrent wrote:
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A big Georgia rattler like that took out my neighbor. He was handling it in church, the snake latched onto his hand and had to be pried off. They prayed for him about a day as he refused medical help. He met his maker. He was a good guy, had two small kids at the time and had built a lot of houses around here. His dad had been bitten so many times he had an immunity built up.
I met with him the day before about buying some land. I had talked to his dad years ago about the same land. He died within days of that discussion. The grandson called me about it last summer and I told him it was bad luck for his family.
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Re: Watch your step.

Post by True Grit Farms » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:46 pm

Hootowl wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:57 pm
jltrent wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:26 pm
A big Georgia rattler like that took out my neighbor. He was handling it in church, the snake latched onto his hand and had to be pried off. They prayed for him about a day as he refused medical help. He met his maker. He was a good guy, had two small kids at the time and had built a lot of houses around here. His dad had been bitten so many times he had an immunity built up.
I met with him the day before about buying some land. I had talked to his dad years ago about the same land. He died within days of that discussion. The grandson called me about it last summer and I told him it was bad luck for his family.
I'm not ashamed to admit my faith isn't strong enough for me to play with rattlesnakes.
If we'd of know this we'd of picked our own cotton.

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Re: Watch your step.

Post by greybeard » Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:19 pm

I don't even like handling the dead ones.
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Re: Watch your step.

Post by Dave » Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:22 pm

True Grit Farms wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:46 pm
Hootowl wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:57 pm
jltrent wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:26 pm
A big Georgia rattler like that took out my neighbor. He was handling it in church, the snake latched onto his hand and had to be pried off. They prayed for him about a day as he refused medical help. He met his maker. He was a good guy, had two small kids at the time and had built a lot of houses around here. His dad had been bitten so many times he had an immunity built up.
I met with him the day before about buying some land. I had talked to his dad years ago about the same land. He died within days of that discussion. The grandson called me about it last summer and I told him it was bad luck for his family.
I'm not ashamed to admit my faith isn't strong enough for me to play with rattlesnakes.
I play with every rattle snake I see. We play French Revolution. I play the part of the executioner. Off with his head.

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