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Poultry Parasite Control – Natural v Chemical

Poultry Parasite Control – Natural v Chemical

Poultry Parasite Control – Natural or Chemical Over the last decade I have become ,  I wasn’t like this earlier in my wife as I grew up with brand names mashed into my head by TV commercials and newspaper ads.  We all know these names, Ortho, Scotts, Wil-Kil, Orkin and Raid to name a few.  Each of these products promote fast and effective success in killing just about anything  I knew of 2,4-D not realizing the other name for the…

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Maintain Healthy Birdhouses and Birdfeeders

Maintain Healthy Birdhouses and Birdfeeders

How to prevent parasites in in your birdhouses and birdfeeders. Birds are scavengers that look for food and building materials their breeding nests.  Because of this scavenging behavior, bird are highly susceptible to picking up parasites.  Migrating birds also spread parasites from one to another,  Once a bird is infected, it carries these contaminants to the birdhouse.  Birdhouses are major breeding grounds for all kinds of parasites and deadly viruses.  Arthropods such as ants and spiders also make their home…

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