Flies!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Dani004, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Dani004

    Dani004 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ughhhhhh, what do you all do about Flies!? They're everywhere. It's really creeping me out. How do I get rid of them? They're all over the chicken poop, and just multiplying by the coop. Absolutely disgusting. They're big flies too!
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    Fly predators from Spalding help a lot with some of them, also permethrin dust under the bedding, maybe DE in the bedding, and keeping things dry. My chickens love to eat them, and especially any maggots that they find. A few flies will happen, but they shouldn't be overwhelming. Mary
     
  3. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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