Making a sandbox for the chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lynette, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Lynette

    Lynette Songster

    I want to put a wooden box in the chicken run, fill it with sand and put some poultry dust in it. I was wondering if it would be safe because I didn't know if the chickens would try to eat the sand or dust. I have Prozap garden & poultry dust.
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I looked it up, Prozap contains pyrethrin, which is irritating to the eyes. Personally, I would not put it in a dust bath box.
  3. Lynette

    Lynette Songster

    So, how do you really use the dust? Just sprinkle it on their backs?

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