Keeping out hornets/wasps?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by silkiefluff, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. silkiefluff

    silkiefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm building a coop from a shed I got. I noticed there were remnants of hornets/wasps nests in the ceiling. How do you keep them out in the first place? Don't pests strips just work for flies?
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't had wasps or hornets in my coops. If I find a wasp nest in a place where it should not be, I take a match to it in the daytime when the wasps are out and burn it. I leave the burnt nest. They don't return there during the season.

    There are plenty of places where they can nest without bothering people.

    Chris
     

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