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Pickled beet root for fly control

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Post by GB on 12th June 2012, 11:07 pm

Who knew?

I needed vinegar asap and the only stuff I had to hand was the juice of some pickled beetroots.

So I put it in my small hive beetle traps with some oil but the entire time I was shooing the flies away so I thought hmmmmmmm................

And so I put two drops of washing up liquid into the remaining vinegar juice to break the surface tention and put it outside where the flies were teh worst.

Today I scooped over two inches of flies out of the jar just so the live ones would have room to drown themselves.

Know what?

Chickens like pickled flies Laughing

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