Wasps Help me please!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ChickenLover WI, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wasps in my chicken coop! There used to be nest in there but I knocked them all out of there 3 days before I got my chickens and I used spray. Now there are 3 wasps in there right now on there window with my 3 OB'S and 1 Blk Star. What can I do to kill them that won't hurt my 15 weeks old chickens? I don't no how there getting in there my be the window. Every summer here we get so many wasps and even in our own house errrr.
     
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Vacuum cleaner. Will the cord reach?
     
  3. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No :(
     
  4. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just went in there and used a can of wasp spray to kill the wasps. Then wiped it clean and picked up dead ones right away. Can says safe for animals when dried. Hopefully there won't be anymore wasps in there for a while but there will be soon I'm sure..
     
  5. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Do you have access to Guinea fowl?
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Cooking spray renders them flightless and your birds will clean up the casualties if you let them.
    WD 40 works also.
     
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  7. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have found that burning the nest with a match and leaving it will prevent their return. I think that the scent of the burnt nest is the deterrent. If I burn it and knock it down, they return.

    Chris
     
  8. ChickenLover WI

    ChickenLover WI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think so! why do the eat wasps with that breed?
     
  9. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    They are crazy. If you let them near a bee hive, they will eat them all.
     
  10. Jaxon4141

    Jaxon4141 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why don't you want your chickens to eat wasps? Mine will eat any they can catch. I don't think they even get stung and if they do it doesn't bother them.
     

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