When they analyzed the number of mosquitoes caught by each trap, they found that the people who slept with chickens in their bedrooms had fewer of them. The reduction was as high as 80% compared to those with other animals. It was clear that something about the chickens made them less attractive to mosquitoes. Jul 22, 2016

Incredibly, they can fit through any hole larger than 2cm. That’s serious determination. Chicken coops are a smorgasbord of delicacies for a rat. The two main things in a chicken run which attract rats are chicken feed as well as chicken droppings. Oct 31, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, snakes are not attracted to chicken coops because of the chickens. It is more likely that they stumbled upon your coop while looking for any of the following three things: FOOD — Rodents (rats, mice, etc.) Jun 29, 2021