wasps in coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kris10, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. kris10

    kris10 New Egg

    Mar 13, 2007
    SE Kansas
    I'm planning on turning an old storage shed into a coop but it's currently home to several wasps nest. Because I'm allergic to wasps, this worries me a bit. Is there something I can do the peak of the roof (ceiling) so they won't nest there, or will the chickens keep them away, or better yet, eat them [​IMG] ?
  2. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2007
    Northern California
    Quote:You can buy a wasp trap that you can hang fill it with water and add the attractant, my chickens will not eat wasp.
  3. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2010
    essexville, michigan
    When I raised pigeons I had vents at the top and bottom of the coop and the wasps were able to crawl through the hardware cloth until I covered the hc with window screen, that kept the wasps out.

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