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Mosquitoes in the hen house

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jloftin60, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. jloftin60

    jloftin60 In the Brooder

    Oct 24, 2008
    DeRidder, LA
    I had the bright idea to put a light in the hen house today.
    After two hours of darkness, I went to check on the girls.
    The hen house was full of mosquitoes. What should I do?
  2. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    My chickens love to eat mosquitoes. Late this summer when the mosquitoes were thick, they would catch them in mid-air. They didn't cause any problems.

    I'm no expert, but that's my experience.

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