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grasshopper catcher

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Stumpy, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Stumpy

    Stumpy Songster

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  2. Great Idea! Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. sanmar4chickens

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    Mounts on a pic up truck? Not for backyard gardens, thanks for sharing.
     
  4. Jessica P

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    I do not understand why this could not be used for backyard gardens. Does a pickup in the driveway make chickens stop enjoying grasshoppers. ( I am kidding.) Of course this is for backyard chickens. ANY landowner in Texas will let you haul off as many grasshoppers as you are able to catch. They are horribly destructive to crops, and they swarm in the millions. Your chickens will thank you for your efforts, and your eggs yolks will become rich and golden.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014
  5. Stumpy

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    So true.

    Since I am unable to build something like this myself, I am planning on moving a little chicken tractor to my garden area to let a couple of chickens cut down on the grasshopper population.
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2014

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