birds eating new sod after grub and ant treatment

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by citadel, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. citadel

    citadel LawnSite Member
    from austin
    Messages: 5

    Any ideas?

    I just layed new sod (Zoysia) and since the sod had ants, we treated for ants and grubs. The next day we have tons of birds picking at the new sod.

    Should I be worried?
  2. turfsolutions

    turfsolutions LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    Not unless they are ripping up the newly laid sod to get at the insects.
  3. mrkosar

    mrkosar LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 680

    you might have dead birds in your backyard if they start munching on the insecticide...besides a crow graveyard out back i wouldn't worry.
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Just out of curiosity, what did you use on this lawn to kill grubs AND ants.....?

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