Chickens and lawn chemicals.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Miss717, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Miss717

    Miss717 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2011
    Rushville, NE
    My husband is an agronomist and is trying to kill our lawn to level and reseed it. Says to keep the chickens off of it a few days and it will be fine. Try to keep my birds off at least 72 hours and after a good rain. Does anyone have any input or knowledge on this? Please don't think badly of me for turning out my birds on chemically treated lawn. I really do want the best for them. Birds seem happy and healthy and like to be out of their pen. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. jakell2010

    jakell2010 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 23, 2011
    If he is using glyphosate , 24 hrs is what's mandated by EPA labeling. In NYS at least ?,,,they're gonna have a lot of fun with all that grass seed to eat,,,,lol

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