FLIES IN COOP?....TRY THIS.....

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by HenHouse4Life, Aug 18, 2018.

  1. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    I couldn't believe this has actually worked BUT....
    4 parts vanilla extract to 1 part water in a spray bottle... then spray. Easy peasy. I know it sounds crazy :confused::clap
     
  2. Chickassan

    Chickassan Crossing the Road

    I'll try it the worst thing i'm going to get is vanilla scented flies.:)
     
  3. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    That's what I thought too! My husband figured I'd finally lost my mind Haha
     
  4. Chickassan

    Chickassan Crossing the Road

    Omg! It works! Lol! Coop smell like cookies and chicken poop but no flies.:)
     
  5. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Feather & Fur Whisperer

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    I’m on it! Thanks!!!!!!!
     
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  6. lcwmt

    lcwmt Songster

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    vanilla plus the aroma from the mint plants, Holiday candy! sounds like a great thing to try today! thanks
     
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  7. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    It's just the darndest thing, I know.... after further test run research last night i've discovered they don't like the vanilla scented little tree air fresheners either lol.....
     
  8. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Feather & Fur Whisperer

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    Yuck! Neither do I! Lol
     
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  9. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    Do you think this would work in the run during the summer?
     
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  10. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    I'll try anything other than chemicals if I don't have to.... especially with the dairy farm that's now a mile away...ugh... the flies have been outrageous
     
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