My Chickens Recycle...............

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chickenzoo, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Recycle fly paper that is ! I buy the big sheets of fly paper on a roll from TSC and hang them here and there.....Well I started noticing all the flys that were stuck the previous day had disappeared and only a carpet of scrawny little leg's were left up to a line about 18 inches tall. I pulled off the old paper and rolled down a new sheet, scratching my head...... a while later I went out and all the flys were gone again but this time only up to about 12 inches..hummm. I went out later on to find my chickens eating all the flys off the fly sheets like a fly buffet. The different height that was left all depended on how tall the chicken was........ silly chickens. WARNING - Fly paper rolls can be used by chickens as capes, flapping in the wind as they run around the yard scaring the bejeaus out of all the other critters on your property..... it can also catch chicks that try to play stick to the wall games.......
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Ewww, I do not know if I should laugh or gag [​IMG]

    Fly buffet [​IMG]
  3. Shannon's Chix

    Shannon's Chix Songster

    Apr 30, 2009
    N.E. Florida
    Quote:Oh the images in my head!!! [​IMG]
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I wish I had a pic.... I had a momma eating off the paper, with her chicks looking at her like....eeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwww
  5. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Aw. I use the strips that hang from the ceiling and would be grossed out if my chickens ate it, but the thoughts in my head of little chicks stuck like velcro is sad but cute [​IMG]
  6. patman75

    patman75 Songster

  7. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Songster

    May 26, 2010
    Waterford, Michigan
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    i pictured the chicks, stuck to the paper, little legs swinging!

    "help me, i jumped and i can't get off!"
  8. FlockMama

    FlockMama ChickyBawkyChickChick

    Mar 11, 2009
    Washington State
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Ugh, I hate fly paper filled with flies. Had a one of the ribbon fly papers hanging from the ceiling, went to replace it, and got the paper stuck on my arm WITH the flies. EWWW.
  10. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Mine eat them off the fly sticks too! The glue says that it's non-toxic, and it seems to be! LOL Just wish if the flies were THAT tasty that they could catch them out of the air [​IMG] Maybe they need glue to help the taste?

    I don't use the flappy paper strips because I don't want to have to try to get it off of somebody's feathers. hehehehe

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