1. kaisersoze89

    kaisersoze89 New Egg

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    Hello,
    I have recently got a flea infestation in my yard and house, I have two dogs which I have both just treated, however the fleas are still in my house and yard, I have 10 free ranging chickens and two ducks that stay in my backyard in town, but apparently they don't eat fleas? Is there anything I can put in my yard that is a safe way to control them? I heard granules are a no go. Makes sense, I don't want my chickens ingesting any poison. Is there anything I can do for the outside? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you all.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Permethrin dust or spray might be effective. It kills insects quite quickly but is pretty safe (as safe as any pesticide can be) for animals and humans. It's used in poultry for the control of mites and lice and I've seen it kill ants, flys, spiders, etc. so I don't see why it would work on fleas.
     

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