Keeping out hornets/wasps?

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

  1. silkiefluff

    silkiefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2013
    NS, Canada
    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

    Jun 7, 2011
    Taylors, SC
    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.


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