Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cluckcluckluke, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    It's just come into Summer here in Australia and the mosquitoes(mozzies) are out in force will they feed of my chickens and cause pain/itching and or stress, will they harm them or put them of laying in any way???
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    They will feed on them but I don't think they itch.
    I don't know anyway to prevent it other than keeping them locked up in screened buildings.
    People in Florida, Louisiana and throughout the tropics raise chickens and they have lots of mosquitos all the time.
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2012
  3. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    Oh O.K yeah i just wanted to know if i had to do something about it but i suppose people have way more mozzies than me, thanks again.

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