orange oil

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ga_goat, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read in another forum that orange oil would literally dissolve the exoskeleton of ants ,, any one ever heard of this and aren't fleas
    put together the same way ????
     
  2. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know. The way we deal with ant colonies that are in bad places, is to pour boiling water down the hole. This takes care of at least most of the issue, if not all, and is, of course, totally organic and very quick.
     
  3. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dora'smom :

    I don't know. The way we deal with ant colonies that are in bad places, is to pour boiling water down the hole. This takes care of at least most of the issue, if not all, and is, of course, totally organic and very quick.

    I was going more for the flea problem if the orange oil dissolves ants and the flea is built the same way why wouldn't it also get the fleas , and pouring boining water on the whole chicken yard isn;t possissable .​
     

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