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  • 04/02/2012Monte from Derby, Kansas


    Q
    Can I use Talstar P where my chickens are walking around and eating?
    i have chickens and they are free roaming, i know you can spray in poultry areas but if i spray Talstar p about 10 feet out from my home and my chickens are pecking around that same area and or eating the bugs that have been treated, will it harm my chickens or will it harm the eggs i receive from them?
    A
    Talstar P is labeled to be used in poultry houses and chicken pens so it should not harm your chickens or their eggs. You must make sure your chickens are out of the area while you apply Talstar P and then they can return to the area as soon as it is dry. You should dilute 1 ounce of Talstar P per gallon of water and using a hand pump sprayer apply the solution on all door frames, window frames, areas where utilities (cables, pipes, wires) enter into the structure, a band of soil 6 to 10 feet adjacent to the structure, also to a height of 2 to 3 feet on the foundation where pests may be active or may find entrance.

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  • 07/18/2011Gus


    Q
    Will Talstar P(Talstar One) kill chinch bugs and grub worms? Waco, Tx.
    A
    Talstar P is labeled for chinch bugs and will do a great job controlling this pest. Talstar P is not labeled for grub worms and most likely will not provide satisfactory results when used to control them. We do have several products that are specifically labeled for grub worms on our website: Grub Worm Control. We also recommend that you contact your local cooperative extension office and inquire about the best time to start treatments for grubs in your region. In many parts of the country the grubs are already matured and they are emerging as adult beetles.

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  • 12/17/2011John from Kansas


    Q
    How long does it take for Talstar to dry indoors?
    Most insecticides I have noticed are 30-45 minutes, just wondering if Talstar was the same?
    A
    Talstar P is a water based insecticide and it takes the same amount of time as water to dry. In most cases it is dry within 1 hour.

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  • 07/31/2011Stew


    Q
    Can I use Talstar P in a fogger?
    Would this work in a Solo Backpack 450?
    A
    Talstar P cannot be used in a fogger. Talstar P is labeled to be used in mister blowers such as the Solo Backpack 450 Mistblower.

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  • 06/17/2011Leandra


    Q
    Will Talstar P kill chiggers?
    A
    Yes, Talstar P is labeled for chiggers and it is a great product for many other pests.  It is labeled for over 100 different pests.

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  • 07/22/2011Susy


    Q
    Can Talstar be sprayed on rose bushes?
    A
    Yes, Talstar can be applied to any bushes, shrubs, trees, and landscaped areas as well as flowering plants like roses.  However, you should minimize the spray on the actual flowering rose as you do not want it to get on any bees that help with pollination.

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  • 11/04/2011Peter from Venice, Florida


    Q
    What product kills the Sri Lanka Weevil. Can we treat the soil where larvae live?
    We know it lays its eggs in the soil so would like to kill the larvae before they hatch. When we returned from the North, we found they have eaten Live Oaks, dahoon holly, crepe myrtle.
    A
    The only product that we know of that is recommended for the Sri Lanka Weevil is Talstar, but Talstar will not kill the eggs. (Talstar is not labeled for the Sri Lanka Weevil but is recommended by many universities that have done research on this pest) We recommend that you contact your local cooperative extension as they may have more information on the Sri Lanka Weevil that is invading your region.

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  • 05/16/2012Elizabeth from Woodbury, Ct


    Q
    Is Talstar safe for pets & kids?
    I am considering using it for ticks and mosquitoes
    A
    Yes. Talstar P can be safely used around pets and children as long as you follow the label instructions; all pets and children need to be out of the area while application is being made and they can return as soon as the application is dry.

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  • 05/21/2010Ken


    Q
    What is the ratio for 4E diazinon for ants, bugs etc? Of course I lost the pamphlet
    I also have a dog, any danger?? A large Lab..
    A
    Residential uses of diazinon were outlawed in the U.S. in 2004. We were able to find product labels by searching for "diazinon 4E specimen label", but we would still recommend contacting the manufacturer for advice on product  usage and safety. We have several products for general pest control that are readily available and are safe to use around humans and pets. Talstar P is one of our best sellers and is also one of safest products for use around the house and is very effective for over 75 different insects .

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  • 08/16/2011Tina from New Jersey


    Q
    Is Talstar P safe for use around pets?
    A
    Yes. Talstar P can be safely used around pets as long as you follow the label instructions; all pets need to be out of the area while application is being made and they can return as soon as the application is dry.

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  • 05/04/2014Tom


    Q
    How long will Talstar last for mosquito control?
    A
    Talstar P will offer a 30 day residual outdoors for mosquito control.

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  • 10/16/2009Paul


    Q
    What is the shelf life of Talstar P or Bifen IT?
    A
     Talstar P and Bifen IT have a shelf life of 3 years as long as you keep the top on the bottle and you do not store it in direct sunlight or in extreme temperatures.

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  • 06/16/2015Tim


    Q
    Should a fungicide, fertilizer, and insecticide all be mix together one spraying a lawn?
    I ask because I work for a company and the owner has us mix all of those together (occasionally) plus a little iron micro mix and a type of conform. I feel like this is not good for the grass with all those together. Is it more effective to just do one at a time although I know that we would be spending a lot of money. Like if a grass has fungus would it be better just to spray nothing but fungicide mixed with water or is it okay to put everything in one?
    A
    Most of the time you can apply all of those types of products together and apply them at the same time so long as all the products label of the items you are using allow tank mixing. While it shouldn't harm a yard to do this, and many companies will apply multiple products together, separating the sprays even by a little can be easier on the lawn health. We would suggest using something like a fungicide by itself unless you have insect and disease damage occuring to the lawn at the same time (as in grubs, chinch bugs, etc), otherwise mix those together for applying. Then you can use a fertilizer or herbicide afterwards by a few days or even a week to not overload the lawn with chemicals.

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  • 08/22/2010Shane


    Q
    Does Talstar P control fire ants?
    When we have rain here in SC, the fire ant mounds seem to pop up everywhere. Can I put this in my atv sprayer to kill these ants, and if so, how long does it last?
    A
    Yes, Talstar P can be used for fire ant control in the type of sprayer you described, but you will also need to do mound drenching. According to the Talstar P product label, "Fire Ant Mound control is optimized by combining broadcast applications that will control foraging workers and newly mated fly-in queens with mound drenches that will control existing colonies. If the soil is not moist, then it is important to irrigate before application or use a high volume application. Apply broadcast treatments at 0.5 to 1 fluid oz. per 1,000 square feet. Use enough finished volume to penetrate thatch or sod. Treat mounds by applying 1 oz of Talstar P per mound in 1 to 2 gallons water by sprinkling the mound until it is wet and treat 3 feet out around the mound. Use the higher volume for mounds larger than 12”. Treat mounds with sufficient force to break their apex and allow the insecticide solution to flow into the ant tunnels. For best results, apply in cool weather (65 - 80˚F) or in early morning or late evening hours."

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  • 07/02/2011Linda


    Q
    Will Bayer Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed kill bagworms?
    A
    Bayer Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed is not labeled for bagworm control. The imidacloprid products that we carry are not labeled for bagworms and we would not recommend that you try to use them for bagworm control. We recommend that you choose a product that lists bagworms on the product label such as Talstar P (Talstar P is the product most commonly selected by pros for bagworm control), Thuricide, Mavrik, or Permethrin SFR. Please take a few minutes to read our article Bagworm Control to learn when you should start spraying for bagworms.

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  • 04/28/2010Melissa


    Q
    Is Talstar P safe to use in a home with children?
    I have two small children (a toddler and infant) and am concerned about their health and safety.
    A
    Yes. Unless other wise noted,  the pesticides on our website are safe to use in a home with children. As with any product, it is important to follow the label instructions and precautions to ensure safety. Talstar P is non-irritating, non-staining and contains no odorous or plant-damaging solvents. It's even labeled for food-handling area.

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  • 02/02/2013Roger from Houston Tx


    Q
    I plan to use Talstar on mulch around the foundation of my brick home. granular or liquid?
    A
    You will get the same results with both the granule and the liquid in this area. We might lean towards the liquid however because it is a bit more versatile and can be applied to the foundation itself and around window and door frames to stop pests from moving in.

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  • 05/06/2014Jason from Middletown Ohio


    Q
    Does Talstar P kill spiders?
    A
    Talstar will kill spiders.  However, it is not a contact kill product....it is made more for longevity and having a long residual.  It will work much faster when a spider is present when you are spraying and you spray directly on the spider.  It will still not die immediately, but rather quickly. Once the spray dries, if a spider walks over it at a later time, it will pick up the dried Talstar on its body, but it will take much longer to kill it.  It can take hours to a day or so for it to finally kill the spider, depending on the size of the spider.  Most all residual insecticides will work this way

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  • 01/26/2012Chris from Gates, Nc


    Q
    What is a good pesticide for the perimeter of my house?
    I live in north east North Carolina and I am looking for a good concentrate that I can mix and spray around the outside and inside the crawl space of my house.
    A
    Our most popular general use product is called Talstar.  It is widely used by pest control companies because it is labeled for almost every insect you could have a problem with and you can use it outside the home as well as inside, it is odorless and very safe for use around children and pets.  It is a liquid concentrate that you mix with water in a one gallon hand pump sprayer.  It will last for 60 to 90 days outside in between treatments.  It is also labeled for lawn and ornamental use, and can be used on trees, plants, bushes and shrubs for all sorts of ornamental pests including Japanese beetles, mosquitoes, and other leaf eating pests.

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  • 09/23/2010Bill


    Q
    Can I kill the stinkbugs without killing the chickens?
    My chickens have taken care of all my insects for the past ten years. I have had stinkbugs for the third year now. help.
    A
    We would recommend Talstar P for your use. Talstar P is labeled to be used in poultry houses and chicken pens so it should not harm your chickens. You must make sure your chickens are out of the area while you apply Talstar P and then they can return to the area as soon as it is dry. You should dilute 1 ounce of Talstar P per gallon of water and using a hand pump sprayer apply the solution on all door frames, window frames, areas where utilities (cables, pipes, wires) enter into the structure, a band of soil 6 to 10 feet adjacent to the structure, also to a height of 2 to 3 feet on the foundation where pests may be active or may find entrance. As the stink bugs crawl over the treated area, they will receive a lethal does of the insecticide and usually die within a few hours. You should treat every month starting in August and ending in November for best results.

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