Cone-nose bugs, help!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by HarleysMom, Jun 6, 2004.

  1. HarleysMom

    HarleysMom Well-Known Member

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    We are infested with cone nose bugs and need some organic ideas for getting rid of them. Do chickens or ducks eat them? Will DE help?
    I must have at least 10 bites from them on me right now and they itch. Is there something that works well on their bites?
    Thanks for any help you can give me.
     
  2. Fla Gal

    Fla Gal Bunny Poo Monger Supporter

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    A description of what they look like would help. Me being in Florida, the only cone nosed bugs I know of aren't bugs but are misquitos. They use their nose (probiscus) to drill a hole in your skin and suck blood.

    To be able to help you we need a discription. What color are they? What is their length? What length are the wings?
     

  3. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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  4. sisterpine

    sisterpine Goshen Farm Supporter

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    i'll be darned ---i lived in tucson for 35 years and never knew their real name! you are right they are ugly they do bite and it does itch. but i have no idea how to get rid of them! good luck