How long should I wait?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by pipsmom, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. pipsmom

    pipsmom In the Brooder

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    Back in the Spring, my husband put down insecticide on the lawn to kill ticks. We had a really bad tick problem and our dog was coming in with several ticks on her a day. The bag said to apply once per season. Our chickens have been in a run and not exposed to that area. We would like to expand our chicken run but it would be over part of the yard where the insecticide was applied. When would it be safe to expand the run? I don't want to do anything to hurt the girls!
     

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  4. pipsmom

    pipsmom In the Brooder

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    Thanks, I would think so too especially with all the rain we have had. But ticks haven't come back which is unusual so I was worried it was still working. We have decided to expand to the back in the woods instead. We didn't put anything back there. Maybe in the Spring we will add on in the front of the coop. But hoping to let them free range in the spring so good to know.
     

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