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Has anyone used this citronella spray to combat mosquitos?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by MemphisChickens, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. MemphisChickens

    MemphisChickens In the Brooder

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  2. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Songster

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    Cintronella plants don't seem to work. I've tried those. You could install a bug zapper which does seem pretty darn effective. Or, make sure you have no standing water which brings out the buggers in the first place.
     
  3. BlackBart

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    Some people have luck with Bounce sheets tied in trees. Other people swear by putting water and pennies in a zip lock baggie and hanging it in a tree.
    Haven't tried either one, I opted for fly predators.........no flies at all.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Be careful with citronella around chickens--chickens are very susceptible to respiratory distress from aromatics!
     
  5. BarredRock971

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    I second the bug zapper.
     
  6. finsfan7920

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    Quote:What r Fly predators??? [​IMG]
     
  7. karlamaria

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    We are loaded with misqueto's
     

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