Pyrethrum daisies

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Tillicans, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. Tillicans

    Tillicans Out Of The Brooder

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    Ever wondered where the pyrethrum spray came from? Yep daisies. That pungent smell when you squash it between your fingers is what kills mites, lice. I have it planted in pots around my coop. I also dry it and scatter them in the coop, nests, and run keeps them bugs away.
     

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