Cherry tree, chickens and bug spray...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Kahluachicky, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. Kahluachicky

    Kahluachicky New Egg

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    My coop is under a cherry tree and a maple tree. The cherries were buggy this year. I'd like to spray the tree, but am worried about the chickens as their run is under the tree. I also want to go organic. Is there an organic bug spray that won't hurt my chickens that I can use on my tree?
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are some organic treatments. Neem oil is one that comes to mind.

    Chris
     
  3. Kahluachicky

    Kahluachicky New Egg

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    Thank you.
     
  4. stephsgirls

    stephsgirls Out Of The Brooder

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    New to chickens, I read that cherry pits are poisoionous, after I built my coop under a huge royal ann tree. Any suggestions?
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    My chickens graze under a cherry tree and even fly up into the tree to eat cherries. They love them and have never had a problem. There are lots of pits that get dropped on the ground and they don't really seem to eat them much. They go after the cherries though!
     

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