Proper disposal of pest infested bedding

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by vickiemg, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. vickiemg

    vickiemg Hatching

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    Got a mild mite infestation, should I compost egg nesting material? Thought I could bury the bedding a foot or so in my bin. Thoughts?
     
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    You could burn it or have it hauled off to the dump in your trash can, maybe.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    The garbage 'bin' that goes to the landfill....or your compost bin?
    I would burn it.
     
  4. Chickencountryuk

    Chickencountryuk Free Flying

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    Do you know a farmer locally? They could take it and spread on the fields.
     
  5. RWise

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    I would also burn it! IF you can this will kill those bugs,,,
     
  6. aart

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    Why would they want mite infested nest bedding?
     
  7. Chickencountryuk

    Chickencountryuk Free Flying

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    When it's been spread on a field and ploughed in they wouldn't be much of a problem.
     
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  8. Dr.GarryTTucker

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    I will second the burn.
     
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