- Aug 25, 2011
Since its spring, flies have decided to invade both my coop AND the house.I'm not talking about just a fly here and there that goes away within a day or so, this is a SWARM. I understand that flies come with having chickens, but this is getting ridiculous. The coop is about as clean as a chicken coop is going to be, I give them fresh food and water, there is no mold, etc there is absolutely NO REASON that there are so many flies around the coop. I'm not exaggerating in the least here, yesterday I counted 34 flies around the coop. I don't know where they are coming from. And now they are getting in the house, flying around my face, and only landing on the ceiling, of all places.This is making me INSANE. I've tried sticky fly tapes, flyswatters are useless because they are impossible to get around the coop and in the house they only land on the ceiling (I'm not kidding!) or other impossible places. I hate fogging, but I will use it if I have to. This is getting out of control. Please help ASAP!