Mosquitoes

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by nuts4hotwheels, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. nuts4hotwheels

    nuts4hotwheels Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Texas and we've had a lot rain lately and now the mosquitoes are getting bad. Do I have to worry about mosquitoes biting my chickens? If so, how do I deal with it.
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, mosquitos will bite chickens--and spread disease! Spray for mosquitoes, empty any water-containing dishes (for ponds use mosquito eating fish and/or mosquito dunks. Properly maintained swimming pools are okay--the water is filtered and chemically treated--preventing mosquitos from hatching.
     

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