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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
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  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

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    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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