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Article: How to Spray Weeds and Insects Without Killing Everything Else: Processed Egg Product - Putrefied?

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INgardener
Bloomington, IN
(Zone 6a)

June 8, 2009
1:52 PM

Post #6658088

I have read about the egg mixture being effective against deer but most often I had seen references to putrefied egg solids. Does the mixture have to sit in the sun or sit out-of-doors for a few days before application? I have used Liquid Fence and it has worked very well - although needs to be reapplied diligently. Per its MSDS sheet, it contains whole egg, garlic, potassium sorbate, sodium lauryl sulfate, & xanthum gum. It would seem that the garlic or putrefication is key to effectiveness.
tonileland
Uncasville, CT
(Zone 6a)

June 8, 2009
2:58 PM

Post #6658425

I use the liquid egg product for my deer/rabbit repellant mixed only with water and a drop of soap. It works great and lasts for about 3 months, even with rain. Herbivores are repelled by the odor of protein, whether it's fresh or rotten.
joey32
Delmar, NY

June 30, 2009
5:29 PM

Post #6759182

I'm going to use this again. I never have used the liquid egg product. How long will it keep? Maybe the longer the better? Love an answer.
tonileland
Uncasville, CT
(Zone 6a)

June 30, 2009
6:40 PM

Post #6759461

If you don't use it up, you should refrigerate it or you'll have to deal with the odor.

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