Predators & Pests

Chickens are prey to many predators and can also be the hosts to some pests and parasites. Learn how to manage against some of the most common chicken pests and predators.

I have seen many people talking about hawk problems. I recommend baler twine strung over the top of the run, but I never get any replies. I assume that people think, "Ha! The hawks can just dive...
This article helps in identifying a mite infestation and provides general instructions for how to dust for mites.
Least weasel (Mustela nivalis)
Photo credit - Kevin Law

General Information and Description

Three species of weasels can be found in North America and Canada. The long tailed weasel...
Some tips on how to keep starlings from becoming annoying pests.

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