Stupid neighbor sprayed Ortho Ground Clear!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MKingsolver, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. MKingsolver

    MKingsolver Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. I'm really scared right now! I have a neighbor that lives behind me that has to look at my back fence who decided to spray Ortho Ground Clear from Home Depot along it. The problem is that it's chainlink with privacy slats and my coop is 3 feet away from it. I could smell the spray from where I was sitting on my patio about 30 feet away and now I'm worried about my birds. I asked him not to spray there but he said he didn't spray into the fence. Couldn't the fumes from the spray harm them???

    I don't want to make enemies with my neighbors but honestly I care A LOT more about my animals then the fact that he has to look at weeds on the other side of the fence. If it's that big of a deal I will spray it with vinegar, salt, and dish soap and pull the darn things myself!
     
  2. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt the fumes will do any permanent damage. They should dissipate fairly quickly since it was sprayed out in the yard and not in an enclosed space.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    They'll be ok, the smell will dissipate. Such is close quarters living. Not much you can do. [​IMG]
     
  4. MKingsolver

    MKingsolver Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU SO MUCH the fast replies! I went out and sprayed down the fence as well as the other side with water, scrubbed out and changed their feed and water, and put a fan in their coop just to be on the safe side. Hopefully we're ok [​IMG]

    Damn urban living! Need to move to the country [​IMG]
     

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