Ticks, I have found 3 in 3 weeks!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Sophie Mae, May 22, 2011.

  1. Sophie Mae

    Sophie Mae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ticks! Gross! I can check my dogs and cat but not my chickens. What can I put down in my yard that will not harm my chickens and ducks? Last summer was my first year with chickens and in the past I have always used Eliminator, flea and tick spread. Will this harm my chicks? I have a few that get out of the run no matter what I do.
     
  2. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recommend guinea fowl. Nature's best tick control! [​IMG]
     
  3. Sophie Mae

    Sophie Mae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought about them, I will research.
     
  4. gamamachik

    gamamachik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most defintely....GUINEAS will do the trick
     
  5. fishman65

    fishman65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had ticks and no guineas.......now i have guineas and no ticks, or grasshoppers or any other nasty bugs.....they are great little birds to have around.....very energetic and a blast to watch and give great eggs in the spring.....
     

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