Another reason chickens are cool!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by joneus, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. joneus

    joneus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Normally, by this time of year my house is inundated with spiders, their webs, and their egg sacs. It is a constant battle to keep them in check between late summer and early winter. THIS year, however, I think I've only sent three on the magic Hoover ride to the compost bin. THREE!

    Before we had chickens, we paid about $600/yr to have someone come spray the property to keep the bugs & spiders relatively in check. By this time next year, the chickens will have almost paid for their coop just in bug control fees.

    ... and they do a better job of it, too!
     
  2. heatherscreations1969

    heatherscreations1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know what you mean babe, we've noticed a big reduction in slugs since we got our chickens 6 weeks ago.....way to go girls [​IMG]

    *hugs* Heather x
     

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