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Spray-on Pyrethrin in a can for poultry?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chicabee19, Oct 20, 2008.

  1. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
  2. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    The pyrethin is the key ingredient in Sevin, but I would only use that much Canola oil (98%) if I were basting my babies for dinner. I think it would make them sticky even if it were safe? Sorry I'm not much help? Tina/tfpets
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    From another post. I use FOOD GRADE Diatomaceous Earth (DE). I use DE where they dust, in their nests, their run, litter, and all over their coop. I don't care if any gets in their food as I use Food Grade DE. I have no pest problems with my birds. We had a daughter's dog as she couldn't keep it where she was staying. Well, recently the dog died at 15 yrs old, and shortly aferwards we had a flea infestation except around the chickens. I believe the DE protected them. I was told that when the fleas ingest the DE, it's an irritant and also works as an absorbant , dehydrates the feas and kills them

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