Wasps are in the Coop

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by momofthree, May 28, 2010.

  1. momofthree

    momofthree Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 5, 2010
    Skiatook, OK
    Can i use my regular knockdown Wasp spray inside the coop to get rid of the wasps, if i remove the food and water first?
  2. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    If they are just paperwasps or mud daubers I leave them. Evil hornets get hit with the spray and the chickens get locked out for a couple hours until they are DEAD and I scrub down the spot.
  3. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

    May 15, 2010
    Momofthree, I'm in Missouri and I'm telling you the wasps are bad this year. They tried to build a nest under the hood of my car that I drive daily!! I caught one in my coop and when he landed, I took my shoe off and sent him into the after life. I keep a lookout everyday to make sure they are not trying to relocate into my coop. Good luck to you.

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