Permethrin 10 and Baby Chicks Question

Erin~TheChickenLover

Songster
8 Years
Jun 28, 2011
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Arkansas River Valley
I sprayed all of our adult birds, the pens, and the coops with Permethrin 10 yesterday to keep away lice and mites that the squirrels always spread to my chickens. I want to know, is it okay to put my 7 baby chicks that range from 1 week old to 2 weeks outside in their pen after I sprayed it yesterday? Will the Permethrin 10 hurt them? They are little bantams. If it's not okay I can just keep them in their indoor pens but it's a nice day and they prefer being outside. Thanks in advance for any advice.
 

RonC

Songster
7 Years
Feb 28, 2012
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129
196
D/FW
One to two week olds are still pretty fragile. Don't know that I would put them in there yet. That's really just my opinion as I've never used that product. Hopefully someone more experienced will jump in and answer for you.
 

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