Talk about dedication to your flock! Beetle mania!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    The japanese beetles have arrived in Arkansas. Every morning there's a ton of them stuck to the kitchen window screen. The chickens and I have a new routine. As soon as I let them out of the coop they follow me to the window and wait not so patiently while I, still in my nightie, reach up on tippy toes to knock the beetles down for them.
    I'm so glad I don't have neighbors. [​IMG]
     
  2. illinichick

    illinichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please, please, please keep those things in Arkansas! They eat my roses every year even though I dust and or spray with Sevin. Last year the numbers seemed down from years before. I dread them. they don't seem to get here until the end of May.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:My chickens are doing their best to save your roses. They're eating them as fast as they can. [​IMG]
     

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