Pullets bathing in lime?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cherokeerainbow, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Cherokeerainbow

    Cherokeerainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found four of my girls 'fluffing' themselves in one of my horse stalls. Mixed in with the sawdust is a healthy dose of Lime...will this hurt them?
    I shooed them out and back into the coop.
    I truely hope lime doesn't bother them. It doesn't any of the other critters and my geese don't mind it either...
    Anyone know?
     
  2. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    what kind of lyme are you using? if gardening lyme they will be fine [​IMG]
     
  3. Cherokeerainbow

    Cherokeerainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just pulverized type (powder) for horse stalls...yes, you can put it on your lawn too...
    Thank you
     
  4. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    then they will be fine [​IMG]

    I spread organic traditions pelted garden lyme in my run to keep the smell down after the rain and it has never bothered the chooks. I think iof it was gonna hurt them you would know by now. [​IMG]
     
  5. Cherokeerainbow

    Cherokeerainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much...everyone is fine, I just worry too much I guess.
     

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