Miller Moths

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by P-Funk, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. P-Funk

    P-Funk Songster

    Feb 20, 2011
    Anyone else who has a problem with these little SOB's, there is a 'solution'. I live on the front range of Colorado and they're getting so bad it's hard to see out the windows @ night. First off, the girls love the taste of them so needless to say they aren't a problem in the barn. However these little flying maggots are a huge problem in the houses. I filled a litter box with 2 parts water and 1 part dish soap. Then I cut a cardboard box to cover it and put put it in the garage. Then I hung a light in it. The moths will get the soap on them when they fly to the light and die in the water. It catches about 100 a night. Hope this helps.
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2011
  2. saellis

    saellis Chirping

    Nov 30, 2012
    FEMA Region VIII
    My Coop
    I think they may be coming early this year. I've seen a lot of swallows and usually the moths aren't far behind.
    Got to remember to use the soap in the moth trap. The little buggers have no problems if it's only water on their wings.

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