Flies fleas and horrible things.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cluckcluckluke, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    ok so were nearing the end of spring so the onset of hot days from summer are coming in and the fly's are horrendous, how oh how am i to get rid of them???
     
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    I wish for your heat as I get ready for winter.Some say vanilla scents get rid of them.The ones for cars.That and some fly predators would be good.I would do those before using rotten smelling traps again.Always best to intro beneficial insects.
     
  3. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    diatamaceous earth. spread it all over, even put it in their food. in a couple days no insects at all.
     
  4. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    oh i think ive heard of this, sounds great but if it kills all the bugs how will it not hurt/poison my hens???
     

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