Silicone glued every nook and cranny in the coop.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by undine, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THIS IS SAFE RIGHT? Like.. the chickens wont pick at it? Im just super paranoid of getting a mite infestation inside...because i read thats where they live :( their whole colony.. [​IMG]
     
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  2. jetdog

    jetdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put DE in with bedding a good dusting will keep bugs, flies, and mites out.
     
  3. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :=P
     
  4. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens picked loose bits of silicone off the side of the house and ate it. The good news is that they all survived. The bad news is that it moves like a worm so if they find any loose parts, there is a good chance they will pick it off and eat it. I hope you painted before putting on silicone. It doesn't stay put on unpainted wood very well at all.
     
  5. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah haha i actually did silicone before painting. After the paint dried i knew that the paint wasnt going to stick so i rubbed off all the paint that was on the silicone. =)
     

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