Cricket Trap

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by simplynewt, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. simplynewt

    simplynewt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a butt load of crickets in the back yard and the girls love these things. I just dont know how to go about catching them.

    Does anyone here know how to catch them and if so can you explain?

    Pics would be greatly appreciated if you have some to share.

    Thanks for the input.
     
  2. Cpntherfan

    Cpntherfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah good question i have alot too lol
     
  3. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. simplynewt

    simplynewt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks jeepguy. Yea I seen this and thought about doing it. I posted to see if anyone had something they themselves had done with success. Heading out back now to dig a hole and see what I can come up with.
     
  5. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well let me know if it works so i won't have to run around the yard like crazy person trying to chase them down. lol:weee
     
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  6. yinzerchick

    yinzerchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not let the chickens chase them down? [​IMG] I'm pretty sure they would love doing it. Mine love chasing things around...I think it builds chicken character.[​IMG]
     
  7. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would except for like the 5 stray cats and my one neighbors pit mix left side and other neighbors 2 bull mastiffs right side. i'd rather look crazy then feed someone else's pet lol
     
  9. naillikwj82

    naillikwj82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As youngsters catching crickets for bait was the following: one loaf of over baked (unsliced) bread from the bakery, slice in half lengthwise, remove inside, make a one inch hole at each end, tie the halves together with twine. Place out in cricket area of yard overnight. In the morning retrieve the trap, open the end enough to empty crickets into a peanut butter jar and go fishing. Good luck.
     
  10. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yeah, me too. Plus, tons of these cockroaches in the yard, too.
     

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