Fermented Feed and Flies

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tex-adam, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. tex-adam

    tex-adam Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2016
    Rowlett, Tx
    I am having a serious problem with flies being attracted to the fermented feed. I walked out yesterday and the entire top of the feed was black with flies. I removed the feed, washed out the bowl and put up fly traps. Since removing the food, the flies left for the most part, but I just fed the girls some more fermented feed and within minutes the coop was over taken with flies again. What does everyone do to help with this? I have since just switched them back to dry food until I can get the flies and food under control.
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland

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