help!! with bugs??

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by pen, May 31, 2011.

  1. pen

    pen Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to chickens. Is it unrealistic of me to think that I can have chickens without bugs and insects? We have a huge amount of teeny tiny brown knat like flies all over the chicken coop doors and walls and in the yard outside of the pen. What are these and should I be concerend? I have some diamaticious earth powder that I sprinkle on bedding in the coop but how often should I do this?[​IMG]
     
  2. Hoss1975

    Hoss1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buffalo gnats,they will suck a chicken dry.
     

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