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 Wattle Fondler

    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 Wattle Fondler

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

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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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 Almy Acres Farm

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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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