DE Kill Gypsy moth catapillars????

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Half-a-dozen, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Songster

    May 26, 2007
    Does anyone know if DE kills these pesty catapillars??!!! They are infesting my baby coop...everyday. I have to go in and clean them out and the hens won't eat them!!! Are they poison for them????? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2008
  2. PatriotWay

    PatriotWay In the Brooder

    May 19, 2014
    Massachusetts, USA
    I recently started trapping and feeding the Gypsy Moth Caterpillar to my chickens and they devour them!! Are you sure that is what was infesting them? Just realized your post was a while ago, but am excited to have recently discovered a dual purpose food source. The Gypsy Moth is so devastating to our trees and chickens love the free protein source!

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