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

    Apr 2, 2011
    Ballston Spa
    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

    Sep 14, 2011
    Derbyshire UK
    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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