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i sprayed weed-be gone max

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o.k. i screwed up. i have 3 acres being over run with weeds. i sprayed weed be gone max not thinking about my chickens ( the bottle says safe for pets and people after it dries) i made some calls and found out that chickens are not pets or people and could possibly harm them. i heard to keep them locked up for  up to a year? question is how long to keep them locked up and is there anything i can do to fix my silly mistake?

5 RI reds, 2 NH reds, 2 Plymouth barred rocks, 2 Wyandottes  and Annie,10 yr old black lab, Jack, 3yr old yellow lab, Christmas, 3 month old  little mutt, Sally and Scooter 3 month old black kittens

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5 RI reds, 2 NH reds, 2 Plymouth barred rocks, 2 Wyandottes  and Annie,10 yr old black lab, Jack, 3yr old yellow lab, Christmas, 3 month old  little mutt, Sally and Scooter 3 month old black kittens

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I don't use weed killer of any sorts cuz I have 2 hives of honey bees so I am not an expert but a year seems kind of long I wonder if rain/water would wash it away enough to be less toxic, is there a phone number on the bottle you could call?

Lori

I seem to be the queen of electrolytes!!!!!

 

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Lori

I seem to be the queen of electrolytes!!!!!

 

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It doesn't sound all that dangerous according to the MSDS.

 

http://www.afpmb.org/sites/default/files/pubs/standardlists/msds/6840-01-377-7110_msds.pdf

 

Here's more info. I am not sure about the source.

 

http://www.wdmtexas.com/pdf/lawn-care/Guide%20to%20Yard%20products.pdf

 

Imp

 

 

 

mnferalkitty,

 

I don't know whether to laugh or run from your avatar. lol.png

 

 

If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit,

for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man.

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

 

       ― Chief Seattle

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If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit,

for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man.

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

 

       ― Chief Seattle

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thanks Golden Feather, i downloaded the chemical list and will save it for future reference. i am probably being overly concerned but safety first. i hear all kinds of different thoughts on the subject. nothing concrete

5 RI reds, 2 NH reds, 2 Plymouth barred rocks, 2 Wyandottes  and Annie,10 yr old black lab, Jack, 3yr old yellow lab, Christmas, 3 month old  little mutt, Sally and Scooter 3 month old black kittens

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5 RI reds, 2 NH reds, 2 Plymouth barred rocks, 2 Wyandottes  and Annie,10 yr old black lab, Jack, 3yr old yellow lab, Christmas, 3 month old  little mutt, Sally and Scooter 3 month old black kittens

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That stuff is definitely not safe for people.  I have relatives that used to live in a Town called Heflin Alabama.  Both of them got the same type of cancer and both of them died.  A few years later I watched a movie called the world according to Monsanto.  Imagine my surprise to see Heflin Alabama mentioned.  Huge sections of the town are contaminated with roundup.  There are entire streets and communities where everyone has cancer.  There is a scene in the documentary where the guy walks into a church and asks who here has cancer.  The majority raised their hand.

 

Sadly, its a poor town that doesn't even have Internet faster than dial up.  So the people cant research whats happening to them very well.  I have relatives still living there that didn't even know anything was happening. 

 

I wouldn't touch weedkiller with a ten foot pole.

 

Riki

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Originally Posted by mdguffey View Post

thanks Golden Feather, i downloaded the chemical list and will save it for future reference. i am probably being overly concerned but safety first. i hear all kinds of different thoughts on the subject. nothing concrete

 

Isn't that so true, of much of life.

 

Imp

 

 

If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit,

for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man.

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

 

       ― Chief Seattle

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If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit,

for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man.

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth.

 

       ― Chief Seattle

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