Ants in turkey run

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by RRIII, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. RRIII

    RRIII In the Brooder

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    I'm having problems with ants in my turkey run, does anyone know of a pesticide safe to use in the run or anything else I can do to get rid of them without harming my turkeys. thanks
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2014
  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Songster

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    Guinea fowl...good pest control AND supper...bonus
     
  3. Quailsong

    Quailsong Songster

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    Dry cornmeal. Put it in a container where the turkeys can't see it. The ants will eat it up, it will swell in their abdomens & they will die. They'll even bring it back to the queen, so your colonies will be gone in short order. Keep it out of the rain too & not out on humid days. If the cornmeal gets damp then you might as well be feeding them for free.
     

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