Red Wasp/Yellow Jackets

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

  1. nancykay2kay

    nancykay2kay Just Hatched

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    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 Overrun With Chickens

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    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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  3. HuskerHens18

    HuskerHens18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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