Have you ever thought of......

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by j71, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. j71

    j71 Out Of The Brooder

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    We just opened the pool the other day....not fully ready yet but we are close....

    So, the skimmer basket ...I went to empty.....man, must have been 50 lil dead creatures/bugs/things in there...I went to dump it and then thought.....hmmm......what if.....maybe.......lets try....

    I walk over to the run and dump all bugs into the run.......within seconds....gone. [​IMG]

    Free bugs...just check your pool filter baskets [​IMG]
     
  2. delfargo

    delfargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    as a former pool owner, my only concern would be that the bugs and who-knows-what-else have been soaking in the pool water, full of chemicals and bleach. i remember all the gross stuff that collects in the skimmer basket. i don't think i'd wanna eat that stuff. i don't know..... just sounds like a bad idea.
     
  3. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pool and chicken owner here, no way I would give to my birds, way tooooooo many chemicals.
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    But you'll swim in it and absorb all that through your skin. [​IMG]

    Sorry, it just struck me as really funny.
     
  5. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I weigh a great DEAL more than a four pound bird or a half ounce bug. They are soaking in the stuff for days on in.....ick.
     
  6. j71

    j71 Out Of The Brooder

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    Understood bout all the chemicals n stuff....it actually dawned on me while I was driving home.....hmmm, I thought... [​IMG]
    I mean, my girls often wander into our neighbors yards....eat'n who knows what...could be Scott turf builder (doubt they are but...I really do not know for sure...) [​IMG] Anywho...The girls are super fine 24hours later....all produced solid eggs today....[​IMG] I prob wont offer up the pool 'bucket O Nasty' anymore just cuz....wouldnt want to do any unneccesary harm to my feathered friends [​IMG]
     

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