Barn Swallows

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by butterfly.bee, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. butterfly.bee

    butterfly.bee New Egg

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    Help! Barn swallows found way into hen house. Now that the
    entry is closed, do I need to completely change and clean the
    hen house? Please advise as I know outside birds do carry
    disease.
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd clean up around the nest (assuming they built one) and then spray the coop with a 10% Clorox solution.

    If your birds free range, you can't avoid some "contact" with wild birds
     
  3. arherp

    arherp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spray some poultry protector or the like on the walls and ceiling and let it air out.
     

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