help with mosquitos

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Vedwards, May 27, 2010.

  1. Vedwards

    Vedwards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What can i use to get rid of mosquitos in my chicken coop they are swarming and driving my chickens crazy?
     
  2. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    Screens for windows and, if you have access to elec. at location of coop, a couple of window fans moving air through the coop.

    Check out chap. 23 at this link (entire book can be downloaded for free), more methods than there are to know about: http://www.stephentvedten.com/

    Good
    luck!
     
  3. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look around your yard for containers that are holding water.

    Get a mosquito magnet.

    See if your drainage ditch is clogged and needs the help of a shovel.

    Plant bananna trees where it is too low to soak up the water.

    Erect martin houses in the corners of your yard.

    Put some garlic powder in your table scraps before giving it to your chickens. Might even add flavor to your eggs.
     

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