How To Get Rid of Mice and Rats in the Coop Naturally - Backyard PoultryHow can we get rid of mice naturally, without using dangerous rodenticides? It's a challenge keeping our chickens healthy already, and we really could do without the complication of disease-carrying pests like mice, rats, and pest insects.
Get Rid of Mice Naturally: No Antidotes for Modern Rat Poisons - CountrysideBy Laura Haggarty, Kentucky Why would you want to get rid of mice naturally? Well, sooner or later, if you have chickens, you're going to have to deal with mice and/or rats. And for most of us, the easiest way to do that is to use rat poison, which is commonly available at most feed stores.
How to Repel Rats, Mice, Skunks, and Other Interlopers - Countryside By Cheryl K. Smith - We're not the only ones that want to spend our time indoors. Rats, mice, skunks, and other furry interlopers are busy finding their way into houses across the country and setting up housekeeping. They are also interested in cabins and other buildings that are closed up and unused during the colder months of the year.
Urban Chicken Predators | MOTHER EARTH NEWS When we moved from out in the boonies to a small town and started our new little flock of urban chickens, I thought we'd have an easier life where predators were concerned. Foxes, the bane of our chicken's existence for years, were left behind, as were hawks and owls.
How To Eradicate A Rat Infestation Around Your Chickens Poultry-keeping has a plethora of positives about it, but downsides also exist. Predators are the key negative for chicken keepers, who have to ensure their farming practices don't leave the door-figuratively and literally-open for unwelcome visitors. Raccoons, opossum, foxes and weasels can all wreak havoc on a small flock.