Bull Ants

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Nevaschickens, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Nevaschickens

    Nevaschickens Songster

    Apr 7, 2013
    We have nasty bull ants in the coop. The girls are eating them now but, I want to get rid of them. I know they could attack and kill a chicken. Any ideas on how to kill them? We couldn't find a nest. So I have no idea what to do.

  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    "Bulll Ants" are also called "Carpenter Ants"
    Their nest will be in a dead tree or limb nearby.
    I've killed them using Fire Ant poisons, or a mix of 3 parts sugar and 1 part Boric Acid dissolved in water or Coca Cola

    Put it where your chickens can't get to it

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