Volcanic ash

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bman8520, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. bman8520

    bman8520 Hatching

    Jul 27, 2011
    does anyone else live under a volcano? is ash bad for chickens? breathing? eating? our wonderful Mt. Etna decided to make 12 eruptions this year any advice

  2. nivtup

    nivtup Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    While I do not live under a volcano, I did have the pleasure of working in Mt. St. Helens ash.

    Definately not good to breathe.

    I would think the chickens can eat the ash, it would probably make a good grit to help with digestion.

    Take Care.

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