Stinkin Bloody Stupid Ants!!!!!!!!

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  1. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

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    went to the doctor over the swelling in my feet and guess what, I am alergic to fireants. I had to get two shots, one in each foot and I will have to go back to the doctor in a few days.:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
     
  2. pinecone70

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    Oh no! That's awful.
     

  3. Suicide*Ride

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    That'll teach ya to not go hunt'n them crim'nals w/o me!! :D
     
  4. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

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    I know how it feels to get stung by red ants, got a fistful of 'em trying to climb out of a ditch. I'm not allergic to 'em so I didn't swell up but I know the pain.
     
  5. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

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    a bit of gasoline and a match will make you feel better. snap crakle and pop the little suckers
     
  6. ponycar17

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    My cousin has the same problem except he nearly passes out after he's been bit. I couldn't believe they bothered him so bad but they do. Good luck with stayin' clear of them. :) Hope the feet get to feelin' better...
     
  7. jacksonco

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    take care of them dogggies BigUg
     
  8. 38 special

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    I got bit alot by those darn fireants in Texas-- Got those little clear water or puss filled boils on my skin every time they bit me. They are nasty buggers.
     
  9. Bruce FLinch

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    Sorry for you! Got bit by one fireant in Florida once. Can't imagine multiple bite!!:eek:
     
  10. gdmoody

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    One of the little kids (about 2 now) at our church got into a bed of them last summer, we thought he was a goner for sure!! They can be very bad, as you discovered. I have our pest control company spread some kind of poison so we haven't seen any in our yard for about a year now, best $21 a month that I can spend.
     
  11. TranterUK

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    Ouch! Sorry about the shots. We dont have any such thing as fire ants here, fortunately.

    In fact, bug wise there is nothing I know of here that's going to hurt beyond a wasp or bee sting. We only have one poison snake (adder), and unless your already ill that's going to do no more than make you feel a little sick.
     
  12. jay3534

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    I to have been bitten / when the little blisters POP the itching gets worse. Tried everything to stop the itch and my wife asked me if I used vinegar on all my bites why not this time. Vinegar did work better than anything else. Best of luck.
     
  13. AL MOUNT

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    Don't ya run them dern things up my way... ya hear.... :D


    In Vietnam, outside of Cu Chi, I saw friggin fire ant mounds

    that were 5' tall or better.... :eek:


    Like the rats, I guess everything there was bigger and badder... :(
     
  14. topper

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    fireants, ya say. i gots lots and lots of them. mounds so large thay can damage blades on a bushhog or a hay mower. when they dry out and get hard, it's like hitting wood or iron. nothing, but nothing will kill them boogers. i have seen them completly take over a hay field (mine) in a very short period of time after a spring rain like we just had. just keep dragging them down with a log or heavy chain behind the tractor is about all that can be down to level them down so they don't damage hay equipment. very bad in a cow pasture. sometimes so bad that a mama cow cannot even have a calf without fireants attacking and killing the newborn almost immediately. maybe our prez outta spend some of our money on a fireant poison that works and distribute it free to us that need it. after all, it is our own money he is spending. fat chance that will happen.
     
  15. 22WRF

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    Alabama has a Biological Control of Imported Fire Ants progam that seems to be working. I have found very few here and I don't see the big mounds in fields like they are in TX. They were one thing I was happy top leave behind in TX & FL.


    http://www.aces.edu/pubs/docs/A/ANR-1149/