Oxine doesn't last forever, LOL

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by seminolewind, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I sure went thru a gallon of Oxine real quick. I never thought I'd run out, but here I am waiting for bottle #2.
    Just mixing and spraying.
    I thought a gallon would last a year!
     
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    How long did it last? How often did you use it?
     
  3. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    What do you mist yours with? I just use a spray bottle, but I would like to get a fogger.
     
  4. Gerry2011

    Gerry2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is oxine and what is it used for? [​IMG]
     
  5. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Oxine kills several different viruses that chickens and many other animals can acquire. It's best if you have a fogger to put in the coops with them, but you can use a spray bottle and mist it over their heads.
     
  6. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Gerry2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting. Thanks
     
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I sprayed the whole inside of the coop. I mixed to a ratio of 6 ounces per gallon, in the sprayer you connect to a hose. I also did a pen and another small coop. I really saturated everything.
     
  9. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I tried using one of those garden attachments, but the water comes out by the gallons, pretty fast. So, I have one of those pump up sprayers. Was looking at the fogger jr. I have a Fog Master, the biggest one they make, but we used it for insect spray, and I can not get the smell out. I tried bleach and oxine. Maybe, I should run vinegar through it. Anyway, didn't want to take a chance of any residue killing the birds.
     

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