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Red Wasp/Yellow Jackets

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by nancykay2kay, Mar 18, 2018.

  1. nancykay2kay

    nancykay2kay In the Brooder

    Jan 21, 2018
    Bastrop, Texas
    I am having a particular problem this year with red wasps. They are determined to build in the chicken coop. I have been swatting them with a broom for an hour and they are still coming back. I don't want to use spray before I put my chicks in there. Any suggestions?
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Crowing

    Jun 14, 2017
    Central PA
    Permethrin (a pyrethrin based insecticide) is safe for use with chickens, and some insecticide sprays use it. Could you buy and use one of those?
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