Dolomite lime and chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by richarddhoward, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. richarddhoward

    richarddhoward Out Of The Brooder

    First, if this is posted in the wrong spot, please feel free to move it or let me know.

    Second, I live in the wonderful Pacific Northwest, and I am always battling moss. I want to "sweeten" up the grass in my yard by putting down dolomite lime, but will it hurt my birds that have free run of my property? I have another pen I could put them in, but I'd rather just let them run as normal.

    Thanks in advance for the help!
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi there,
    I did a bit of research for ya - backyard herds states it's ok to use dolomitic lime in chicken coops. Also there is an article somewhere on this site under managing your flock.....happy hunting! Sue
     
  3. richarddhoward

    richarddhoward Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you so much!!! I appreciate it!
     

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