Savvy Horse Woman has tested and approved the idea of goldfish in the water trough. (Sounds like a good book title…hmm) This is a safe and natural way to cut through the fly and mosquito population in/around your water troughs. This is an especially helpful tip for people located in hot and muggy areas! Flying pests will always be a problem around horses but perhaps these hungry fishy friends can help us out a bit! Click the link to read some helpful hints to using this method!
P.S. Chickens are good for limiting the bug population as well!