dusting with pyrethrins...eggs safe to eat?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by montana girl, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. montana girl

    montana girl Songster

    Aug 23, 2007
    Kalispell, Montana
    One of my hens looks like she could have a lice or mite problem. she has lost all the feathers around her vent and looks poorly.

    The other hens in the flock all look great, but I dusted all of them with a small amount of pyrethrins..permectrin dust.

    I cant find anywhere on line or in the archives if it is safe to eat the eggs after dusting with pyrethrins?

    Thanks to anyone who can lend me some insight.

  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Songster

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    I don't know whether it is safe or not either, but we ate the eggs.
  3. OHChick

    OHChick Songster

    May 8, 2007
    on my bottle of that stuff it says to throw out the eggs for 7 days after treatment.

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