eat eggs after treating with "sevin" for mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mommy3, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. mommy3

    mommy3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am about to treat my 5 chickens for mites with sevin-after reading here that this is the best treatment. My question is can we eat the eggs or should we toss them for a few days? I did not see anyone mention this. I also got the spray that was metioned for cats/dogs but since it is fairy chilly I was going to choose the dusting in a bag method. Any thoughts?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I belive they use seven on crops even but the waiting time on crops is to allow the stuff to wash/wear off. When I have to dust for bugs, I just wash the eggs off before use as the risk of residual will be greatest on the egg shell.
     
  3. mommy3

    mommy3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your repy- that was what I was thinking since it is used on plants in our gardens!
     

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