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Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ollieboo, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. ollieboo

    ollieboo Hatching

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    What can I do about ants getting into my coop. Do the chickens eat them. I know they aren't fireants.
     

  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Songster

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Chickens eat ants and the only way to prevent them would be to kill every ant in the entire world which is impossible. If you really care set some ant traps either comercial ones or honey in the middle of some duct tape.

    Brian
     
  3. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Songster

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    What's in the coop they want?
     
  4. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Songster

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Quote:They mostly carry the chicken feed back to their colony.
     
  5. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Songster

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    That's the main reason I don't feed in the coop.
     

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