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Fire ant disposal methods

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by captbridgers, May 27, 2016.

  1. captbridgers

    captbridgers Out Of The Brooder

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    I have fire ant mounds all over the yard. The girls free range in the same area. They won't EAT the fire ants so I have to get rid of the ants. ! HOW?,...without getting rid of them as well? Amdro kills fire ants but I'll bet it won't do my girls any good!! captbridgers
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try corn flour. I have not tried it myself but many I know swear by it. Apparently ants cannot digest cornflour and so it kills them. Just pour a handful of cornflour beside each round.
     
  3. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mound.... autocorrect
     
  4. captbridgers

    captbridgers Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your suggestion! Will try it & advise you of its success (hopefully) or failure if it be! Regards, captbridgers
     
  5. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I meant corn meal. I must have been sleep deprived. But do let me know how it works!
     

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