How to Repel Summer Flies

Flies are an ugly part of every homestead Whether you have 3 backyard hens or 100 free ranging jungle fowl, flies come with the territory Attracted to poultry feed, feces, and anything gross and moist, flies love a good chicken coop!

To make matters worse, the humid heat of summer provides the perfect fly spawning environment Doesn’t it seem like flies pop up out of nowhere after a summer rain? They suddenly appear, landing places you don’t want them, and spreading germs It can make animal husbandry in the summer miserable!

Luckily there are MANY ways to combat flies around your

Reducing Flies in the Coop

Farms, chickens and flies  They all go hand in hand  Unfortunately, you can’t have animals (even chickens) around without having flies around  Flies can be a big menace, especially if they find their way onto your or into your house  Let’s talk about some ways that you can keep the number of flies down


Preventing Flies

One of the best ways to keep flies down is to prevent them in the first place  You won’t be able to keep all flies away, but you can do your part to reduce the number of flies significantly