FLYS!! What to do?????Help!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by nrorlando, May 18, 2012.

  1. nrorlando

    nrorlando Hatching

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    Hi there....so I have a rabbit hutch style coop that I keep near my shed. I house chicks and pullets in there and then move them to bigger coops. The floor is screened, so I dont have to worry about cleanup so much. The droppings fall through to the ground.

    What can I do about the fly problem? I dont wanna use poisons on the ground due to free ranging chickens, and I have a couple of thsose fly traps with the liquid in them, but they dont even really work.

    What can I do that is safe nd will take care of the fly problem.!!!!!!
     
  2. Sharon B

    Sharon B In the Brooder

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    I haven't tried this, but saw them all around when I was in Corpus Christi, TX last month. Hang a sealed ziplock bag filled with water near the area. The locals told me the water bags "scare" the flies away. I googled it & found that lots of people claim it works. It's cheap & easy to try at least!!
     
  3. pennyjjog

    pennyjjog Chirping

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    Put shiny pennies in the water filled bag...
     
  4. sherylreno

    sherylreno Songster

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  5. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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