Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chickieschicks, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. The Lazy L

    The Lazy L Songster

    Dec 16, 2011
    Northern Indiana
    How about securing your coop and run to keep rats out? And hang the feeder?
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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

    Jun 14, 2017
    Central PA
    Lisa Steele isn't what I would call a reliable source.

    At some point, she posted that Purina allflock raiser is formulated to put weight on ducks and chicks and shouldn't be used for pets because "It'll hurt their little legs" (Pretty sure I'm paraphrasing here.)

    If rats have an established population of rats, and they have a ready source of food, they're not going to care about the occasional smell of mint. Cats don't like the smell of citrus, but mine still still want petted after I peel an orange.
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