Ants!!!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cmclean, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What can I put out in my chicken run to kill ants????? I am afraid using a pesticide will harm my girls.
     
  2. NorthestGeorgia14

    NorthestGeorgia14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    grits will help then put some water down.
     
  3. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dry grits? How does that work???
     
  4. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DE Diatamatious Earth (SP?) It will kill the ants and it is just silica and your chickens will dust in it and it kills lice and all kinds of little pest
     
  5. NorthestGeorgia14

    NorthestGeorgia14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes dry when the ants eat it and drink water they blow up
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I used Sevin Dust.
     
  7. cmclean

    cmclean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for your advice! I'm going to try !!!
     
  8. Novaleigh

    Novaleigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try this as well. A bunch of red ants killed my pullet last night, and had it nearly eaten by 7 am this morning!
     

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