New in Texas! Please help with safe non toxic weed/grass killer.

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  1. newbiesintexas

    newbiesintexas New Egg

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    [​IMG]Hello everyone. First let me say what a WONDERFUL site, I just love it!! I joined back in April and have been reading posts almost everyday since then. The info here is better than any book in my opinion. ;-)
    A little about us, we are a family of 5, 1 German Shepard, 2 indoor Persian kitties, 2 outside kitties, and 37 chickens and growing. The breeds we have are Cochins(blue, white & partridge), English Orpingtons (black and lavenders), Easter Eggers, Amerucana's, Black Copper Marans and a few others that I am not sure yet. ;)
    My question is what is a good weed and grass killer that I can use around where my girls roam. I feed non gmo, non soy feed and they free range on about 3 of our 7 acres.
    I have seen where some say vinegar or even baking soda? Does anyone have any experience with free ranging and wanting to stay non toxic?

    Sorry my post is so long and Thank you in advance for any advice.
    Andrea in Texas[​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community! This is the place to be for all the fun and learning.

    You might ask this question in our Managing your Flock forums. I am not familiar with any of the grass or weed killers and what is safe...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/2/managing-your-flock

    Enjoy all your poultry adventures and welcome to our flock!
     
  3. newbiesintexas

    newbiesintexas New Egg

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    Thank you TwoCrows for your reply. After posting my intro I realized that I should have done an intro only first. :-/ oops.
    My apologies. Im learning. :)
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I was going to just move your thread over there, LOL, but I figured everyone here would love to welcome you here to BYC.

    And don't worry about posting in the wrong places. Lots of new members ask questions here. We don't mind! :)
     
  5. newbiesintexas

    newbiesintexas New Egg

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    Thank you! I will post my question in the proper place. :)
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
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  7. newbiesintexas

    newbiesintexas New Egg

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    Thank you. So much good info. :)
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I agree with the advice already given.

    Love your avatar!
     
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  9. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
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  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.
     

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