Tips for a Rodent-Free Coop


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Tips for a Rodent-Free Coop

Credit to: imperfectlyhappy.com

“Rats and mice in our chickens coops have to be one of the nastier aspects for raising backyard chickens. But I’m here to tell you that it can be prevented! Rodents in a coop do a lot more damage than just eating your feed.  Rats have been known to chew on tail feathers, crack and eat eggs, and even eat little chicks! They also spread filth and carry parasites that can be transmitted to your flock.”

I was listening to my favorite morning show on the radio the other morning and one of the radio personalities was complaining about how his backyard chicken coop has a bit of a rat problem. I figured he couldn’t be the only one, so I went searching for tips to share with those of you who suffer the same affliction. So, here are some great tips to keep your chicken coop rodent-free. What a relief!

Tips for a Rodent-Free Coop