Lubbers...the evil grasshopper that takes steroids.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by vcollins, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. vcollins

    vcollins Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 5, 2011
    It's lubber time again here in Florida. Are they safe for the girls to eat? Is there a safe pesticide to use that will effectively kill these stupid things before they kill everything else?

    I noticed them today in the coop, a spider that has taken up residence in one of the corners has been trapping some! But they aren't little for long. Its just not realistic that I can spend hours every day stomping and drowning these awful things.

    If you are unaware of what a lubber is, this is them: [​IMG]

    They pop up by the thousands and eat everything in sight. Oh, and they have stupid pink wings that lets them fly. HATE. /end rant.

    Any help would be much appreciated.
  2. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    let the girls have a feast. easily one of the birds favorite foods and your feed bill is going to go way down until they're gone!

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