Preventing bees/wasps in coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Marygerl, Apr 9, 2016.

  1. Marygerl

    Marygerl Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Woburn, Massachusetts
    During the summertime we sometimes have a problem with bees/wasps. We get rid of the hive and forget about it after. I don't know if hardware cloth is small enough to block them and I don't want to have them building a hive in the coop. Should we line the vents with screening also? Is there something else we can do?
  2. harmesonfarm

    harmesonfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2015
    Nanaimo, BC
    maybe try hanging one of those fake hives near / on / in the coop to deter them?

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