Please Guys I Need Help With Flies ...what Can I Do

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jm93030, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello guys I am having lot of flies in my backyard and neighbors are complaining

    I went to do it best and bough some spray but didnt work

    also I have tried the diposable bag that you put water in and sticks very bad, is not catching anything

    please any suggestions

    I have some ducks , quails and 1 turkey

    all of them are in raised cages
     
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  2. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i used these little fly catchers when my pigs were ridden with flys. they are little hanging things that are sticky that attract flys and they stick to it and get caught and die. just hang those up in the coop where the chickens cant get at them
     
  4. RoosterRidge

    RoosterRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also got one of the bag traps from Lowe's...
    Hung it in the coop and I swear we had 100 times more flies...
    Then we hung it about 4 feet from the coop door in a tree...
    Flies are not a problem now... Try that with a new bag trap and see if that works...
    Good luck...
     
  5. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Keep things dry and clean, and the problem should go away.

    Trapping doesn't really do much good, since it just attracts more flies
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:This is so true. We have a few flies when things are dry, but right now since the run is a sloppy mucky mess they are horrible!!
    Makes a BIG difference!!
     
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  7. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Flies, I hate 'em! I just got a big load of steer doo-doo from my in-laws and the smell is awful and the flies are insane! I just hope the neighbors don't think it's the chickens! I put up the fly strips and put some DE on the pile to help dry it out. They seem to be helping with the problem. Good luck.
     
  8. goldtopper

    goldtopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got one of those stink bag traps at Wallyworld. Initially I thought it was a gimmick. Boy was I wrong! After it heated up outside- like two days, there were so many flies in it, it bulged. Just don't put it anywhere near where you wander- it smells like a rotting body.
    A tin can half full with a mix with Golden Malrin and water wonders wonders too, plus no smell.
     
  9. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is somewhat related, but I read on the traps for Japanese beetles not to put them within 30 feet of where you're having a problem. Put them where the problem is and you just draw them in.
     
  10. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am doing as much as i can

    I just order some kind of was that kills flies
    have you guys use it?
     

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