Great way to get rid of Yellow Jackets/wasps

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Redfeathers, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
  2. twincreekfarm

    twincreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the tip, i saved it!!! i hate the little buggars!
     
  3. mlheran

    mlheran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sounds easy enough, I'll definitely give it a try when the weather warms up. Thanks!

    Although, this will only work for Yellow Jacket/Wasp-type insects, not bees (bees only consume nectar & pollen, not meat [​IMG]).
     
  4. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW .wonder if it will work on bees? Thanks for sharing that
     
  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Thanks for sharing - I'll be trying that next year......... we tried the traps you BUY - didn't catch ONE yellow jacket!
     
  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Yellow Jackets/Wasps are meat eaters..I had one once eating the covering off a chicken bone while I was eating it...Guess who won...
    I've used the traps that you put juice in and a piece of meat on the tubes. The tubes only open up and they get tired and fall in and drown...
     
  7. akcskye

    akcskye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for sharing that...they are a real threat to hens.

    I lost 4 of them that we got for our kids when we were adopting them...due to a yellow jacket nest in the hen house we didn't notice until it was too late.

    Stung to death is all we can assume. [​IMG]
     

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