Gaak! Chicken yard weed-whacked!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bluerose, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. bluerose

    bluerose Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2007
    San Diego, CA
    My lovely weed-filled chicken yard was weed-whacked today [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    Is it safe for them to go out? I doubt it, they surely use chemicals on other properties where that weed-whacker's been... (gardener's earth-polluting smog-belching YUMMY WEED-WHACKING machine, not ours)

    How long do I need to wait? Do I need to rake up the fallen stuff?

    Poor hen-hens, the weather is just getting nice...

  2. kayri

    kayri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2007
    If it was just weed wacked and not sprayed with herbicide, it should be fine. I think the chickens would like pecking at the weed seed heads and scatching around in there. I wouldn't pick things up unless, maybe there are thorns?

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