Help Asap--possible Chicken Poisoning

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tumbleweed Farm, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My DH just sprayed a large area in our yard with Roundup. To my horror my five month old chickens are in the sprayed area eating weeds. Will this sicken or kill them?
     
  2. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don't know. Contact roundup with info number on back of bottle, maybe?
     
  3. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get them out of the area!
     
  4. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got them out of the area, pray its not too late. Does anyone know if it will kill them?
     
  5. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad you have them out of the area. Do you know how long they were eating the vegetation before you removed them? Or have an idea as to how much they ate?

    I have no idea as to whether the RoundUp will sicken them or kill them, but giving this info may help someone else help you.
     
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  6. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the area about 20 minutes, don't know how much greenery they ate.
     
  7. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you GA and everyone else who responded.
     
  9. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope all of your chicks will be okay.

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    Please tell your DH that RoundUp is on the banned list!

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