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

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    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

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    maybe try hanging one of those fake hives near / on / in the coop to deter them?
     

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