Keeping mice and rats out of your chicken coop is no easy task, but it CAN be done.

We do have the occasional mouse build a nest in our coop, and with all the grain we have on our farm, we’re ripe for an infestation.

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Preventing mice is definitely better than trying to exterminate, so use the pro tips in this week’s podcast to prepare for the chances that a rodent freeloader will try to make a nice home in your coop.

You’ll learn:

  • My favorite battle-tested way to prevent mice in your coop
  • Why your bedding matters
  • The secure ways to make sure your feed doesn’t attract rats
  • How to make sure your coop is prepared to fend off a mouse visit

Links we discuss:

Manna Pro Poultry

Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock

I’d like to hear from you!

How you do keep rodents out of your chicken coop? Leave a comment below!

Keep Your Chicken Coop Mice-Free This Winter! [Podcast]
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Keep Your Chicken Coop Mice-Free This Winter! [Podcast]