fly control

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Nofi's Nest, May 14, 2010.

  1. Nofi's Nest

    Nofi's Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you use if any for fly control in the coop?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    No, seriously, I use bug jars baited with sugar water or rotten meat. This time of year I use sugar water, but as the season progresses I change over to bits of meat.
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Scovey ducks love flies [​IMG]
     
  4. BankerJohn

    BankerJohn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use food grade Diatomaceous Earth, also known here as DE. I sprinkle it in with their food; works good as a wormer and flies may land on the poop, but they soon die too.

    DIE FLIES
     
  5. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Quote:How long does it take for this to work? I sprinkled some in the coop yesterday. These flies are driving me mad. I've hauled off 4 sticky traps full in the last few days and there are still jillions of them! I've never had this much trouble with flies before.
     

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