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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mr.mc., Jun 4, 2011.

  1. mr.mc.

    mr.mc. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK HOW THE [email protected]#$% DO I GET RID OF THE FLYS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. tgperg

    tgperg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish they made little fly shotguns. It wouldn't be very effective, but I sure hate me some flies and I think it would be a lot of fun.

    Traci
     
  3. aa3655

    aa3655 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fly paper strips. They work beautifully and can be hung up almost anywhere.
     
  4. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Increased moisture content in the poop compared to chickens causes smells, litter issues and flies. Just a fact of ducks.
     
  5. lovin my birds

    lovin my birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use the fly paper. It works really well for both the chickens and the duck coops. Although the duck coop reguires a little bit more. Smelly little things they are. Lol! You dont even have to touch them just take them down and throw them away. [​IMG]
     
  6. jojo@rolling acres farm

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    Go to your nearest farm store and by the fly traps that are have a yellow base and a clear globe thing over it. You add water and stuff that comes inside the unit in a packet...it smells sort of dead or rotten...and it draws in about a million flys and once in - they can't get out. Hang up a couple around your pen/farm and prepare to be amazed. They cost any where from $5.99 to $6.99 here in Nebraska.

    Don't spill the packet contents on yourself - it stinks really bad but that's what makes it work as well as it does. Once it is hung up - your job is finished. Once it is full of flys you toss it and replace with another. These things really work! I hang our traps about 4 feet off the ground...a short one way trip for the flys.

    It also helps to let your duck area dry out - move the water container to another part of the pen. You can also use "Stall Dry" or sweet barn lime in your pen and that will help too.

    Good luck & happy trapping!

    Joni
     
  7. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    You've got flies around ducks? Your ducks aren't doing their job. They are supposed to be eating those flies.

    I use sticky tape inside buildings and those disposable plastic bag fly traps outdoors.
     
  8. mr.mc.

    mr.mc. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Im talking the tini lil black flys [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2011
  9. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gnats?
     
  10. mr.mc.

    mr.mc. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yah those to [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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