Treated Lawns

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ernie G, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. Ernie G

    Ernie G Out Of The Brooder

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    How long should you keep chicks or chickens off a treated lawn? Anybody know?
     
  2. Angelicisi

    Angelicisi Overrun With Chickens

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    Treated for what?
     
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  3. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Treated with what and in what form (IE: pellets, liquid, or powder)? Some things are one hour, others until the first good rain.
     
  4. Angelicisi

    Angelicisi Overrun With Chickens

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    A lot of packages will tell you on the back if its safe for grazing animals or how long to wait, if its a toxin. Fertilizers I'm not sure.
     
  5. Ernie G

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    Pay a lawn service. Sometimes they spray. Sometimes pellets.
     
  6. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most sprays are safe as soon as it drys. If they spray the outside and the base of the house it will be fine, if they spray the grass (very outdated) you need to know what they are using. If they are up to date with the pellets and know you have animals then you would have to wait for the first good rain (not a light one) or do as I do and water the yard real good. The new (last 2 years) pellets are cheaper and most places have moved to them but you have to watch out because some are still using the old ones. The old ones required one week after the first good rain before animals that ate off the ground could go near them. You want to ask them what they are using.
     

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