What bird is best to eat bugs?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by leecey411, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. leecey411

    leecey411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like some natural pest control. What breed of bird is best at eating bugs. I would like to know who likes to eat flies.
    Thanks.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Guineas eat ticks and insects. Weeder geese eat bugs, too.
     
  3. Renegade

    Renegade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you're looking for the best fly eating birds it would probably be muscovy ducks.

    Donna
     
  4. Cathlina

    Cathlina Out Of The Brooder

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    I think Guineas by far are the best and they usually wanr you about snakes too...and about everything else too.
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I vote for guineas too.
     
  6. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GUINEAS......are the best!
     
  7. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Guineas for sure. Just make sure your neighbors are deaf and you have good ear plugs!
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:Funny and true!!
     
  9. Pelican49

    Pelican49 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guineas for sure. Just make sure your neighbors are deaf and you have good ear plugs!

    I have been thinking of getting guineas for the out-of-control tick population. I know they make some noise, but are they really that bad?
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Yep, they can be. I don't mind their noise, but my husband and oldest son hate it. They'll take care of your tick problem tho.
     

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