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Will chiggers feed on chickens?

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I have an abundance of chiggers in portions of my back yard. I plan to put a chicken tractor in that location. Will the chiggers start to feed on my young chickens?

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I would keep a very close eye on them (check their vents, feather shafts, faces, etc.) to ensure that they are not being fed upon. I've never had any problems with my chickens and chiggers, but there's always the possibility.

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Good idea, Thanks. Gosh, how I hate those things.

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Very cold here this morning in So. Dakota. Only 14 above. Too bad it does not kill chiggers.

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