Fly problem and rat concen/disease

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Bella Miah, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. Bella Miah

    Bella Miah New Egg

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    Hi everyone. Im new at this. We have had chickens for about 7 months now taised since they were babies so they are my daughter's pets. She touch them all the time and plays with them but Im concerned about diseases. I read an article about Leptopirosis and Im freaking out. Our coop is sealed. I dont think rodents can get into it but we saw one living inside our shed close to the chickens. Their food is inside a bucket we build so there is no spoilage or food around the coop either.what is the best solution for rats? Also the floes are sickening. Too many I tried fly traps but they are so many and I hate flyes. Any solutions??? Txs!!!!
     
  2. Little Fuzzy

    Little Fuzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep a clean coop and use an electric rat trap. I have a terrible mouse problem in my coop. Two of my chickens are hunters, but I have to have a trap set all the time.
     
  3. Bella Miah

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    Thanks!
     

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