Natural Mosquito spray

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  1. 3 chicks farm

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    Looking to spray my chickens yard for mosquitos. I raise my chickens organically. I feed the eggs to my family so looking to keep it natural and healthy for my chickens. Any suggestions
     
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  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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  4. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you positive you need the spray? I cannot tell you exactly why but with all my birds running around I have zero mosquitos. I put dryer sheets on my girls and we have no problems.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Sorry....just picturing chickens running around with organic dryer sheet 'capes'.
     
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  7. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol I am sorry, I should have said dryer sheets in the human children. I trust the hens to eat whatever insect they encounter. :D
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  9. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did not say they were organic. They are bounce. I am a big believer in finding the simplest and least dangerous solution. I only use the dryer sheets on the girls, otherwise I almost always line dry my clothes. (Dead of winter I do break down and use the dryer) But a dryer sheet tucked into their pants is better then many bug sprays.
     
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