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strange larvae

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Hens rule, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On top of my chickens laying box i found what looks like a larvae of some sort. It was moving pretty fast and has some hair like things on its butt. Do you know what it is...
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  2. jranee

    jranee Out Of The Brooder

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    ive never seen anything like it before but i would check for others and kill them and clean and or sanitize the coop
     
  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Images not best but look like larval lacewings of some sort. Not a threat to poultry.
     

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