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Crabgrass Application, when can my chicks free range

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So our lawn people came yesterday morning and put down "crabgrass application" I don't know what brand they used so I'm wondering would it be safe to let them out 24 hours after since no "keep pets off" directions came with this like it does for fertilizer or should I wait till after it rains, which would be tomorrow?

Thanks in advance guys!!

2 Gold Laced Wyanodottes (Kida & Maleficent)

2 Plymouth Rocks (Kairi & Belle)

2 Rhode Island Reds (Anna & Merida)

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2 Gold Laced Wyanodottes (Kida & Maleficent)

2 Plymouth Rocks (Kairi & Belle)

2 Rhode Island Reds (Anna & Merida)

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Find out what was used and look it up, get the MSDF, and/or call your ag extension office.  Herbicides aren't 'nice', or safe to be around, or pleasant if they turn up in eggs.  Mary

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'Keep pets off for xxxx days' usually doesn't apply to food animals.

I'd wait a week with good rain, meanwhile I'd cancel any lawn spraying.

But that's just me...and I don't free range or put chemicals on my land.

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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That's right;  herbicides and chickens aren't a good combination.  Mary

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