Rodents are more pest than predator to chickens, but in the coop they can spread disease and cause destruction, so make sure you don’t attract mice or rats.
Sticktight fleas are smaller and less mobile than common fleas, and the parasites love chickens and other poultry. Here’s how to prevent or manage an infestation in a flock.
Safeguarding your hens’ environment against intruding rats is critically important. But what happens if rats get in the chicken run anyway?
Have you ever found little mouse droppings peppered throughout your coop bedding—black oval pellets about the size of a grain of rice? Evidence of rodents in your chicken coop can be unnerving, but it’s important to recognize that winter is a hungry time for wild animals. The reward of a warm bed and a full […]
Protect your fruit trees and ensure an abundant fruit or nut harvest by keeping these orchard pests out!
Don’t let your chickens fall victim to a mice or rat infestation. Use these strategies to keep your coop clean and rodent-free.
As we began demolition on our new farmhouse, we interviewed contractors and requested quotes so that we would have someone to oversee the progress and keep it on track when we couldn’t be on site.