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chicken fleas

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cyndiscof, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. cyndiscof

    cyndiscof Chirping

    Jul 6, 2013
    I recently got rid of all of my chickens except one old hen and one turkey hen because the fleas were torturing ME! I treated my chickens several times and the fleas would come back. Finally I got rid of the chickens, except Loretta and Gravy. I haven't seen fleas for quite a while and I'm ready to incubate again. My friend told me to put ashes in the chicken pen and that will keep fleas away. Has anyone else tried this?

  2. ccrow

    ccrow Songster

    May 6, 2010
    Southern Maine
    I don't know about fleas, but people use wood ash to help control mites... I don't think it could hurt anything.

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