Fly's in my duck house

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darrena

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Fly's in my duck house
« on: August 06, 2009, 19:09 »
My two 6 week old ducks moved in to their house just over two weeks ago.
I have recently noticed a number of fly's in their most of them very very small with the odd large one.
Although I have not cleaned the house out since they have lived in there its not that dirty as they dont get any food or water over night and I keep it shut during the day.
I am using a french version of hemcore as a base and the house is raised 20 inches from the group

Should I be concerned about the fly's or is it just normal? Do they pose any threat to the young ducks?

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Re: Fly's in my duck house
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2009, 19:31 »
Fly's are never good, even though if they can ducks and chickens will eat them.  Perhaps try hanging some old fashioned fly paper for a week as you might just have been unlucky and had them hatching as the ducks went in, otherwise I would remove ducks and clean down shed. :)



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