Dangers of Cleaning Products

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cchuba, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. cchuba

    cchuba New Egg

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    I have some 2 month old bantam Ameraucanas currently living in my room right now, as it is too cold for them to go outside (they're moving out next month). Often, they make a mess that requires mopping and the use of cleaning products (Lysol) on my floor. How dangerous are the Lysol fumes to them? After mopping, I open the windows and leave a fan going to air out the room. Thanks.
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I would not say they are anymore harmful to them then they are to us really... with that said if you are worried... use plain vinegar and water to clean or dont use a lot of cleaner so there is not much smell
     
  3. WisconsinChickenWhisperer

    WisconsinChickenWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vinegar, water, and a few drops of tea tree essential oil (pure oil) for disinfecting. Lysol fumes are harmful to us, and even more harmful to sensitive chickie lungs.
     
  4. cchuba

    cchuba New Egg

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    I wasn't really worried, just curious. Thanks again.
     

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