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post #11 of 39
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Is it alright if the drop on the head gets on the feathers? Also, I couldn't find any pictures from Google of face and ear lice in peafowl. Would I be able to see these on my birds or are they smaller than chicken lice and hard to see?
some are really small, so small i can barely see them even with reading glasses. The ones in this link are large:
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1114731/ivermectin-experiment
post #12 of 39

Face lice are MUCH smaller than body lice.

 

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NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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post #13 of 39

Double post.


Edited by KsKingBee - 2/20/17 at 9:11am
NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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post #14 of 39
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Originally Posted by MargretClare View Post

Is it alright if the drop on the head gets on the feathers? Also, I couldn't find any pictures from Google of face and ear lice in peafowl. Would I be able to see these on my birds or are they smaller than chicken lice and hard to see?

 

If you look at the pic I just posted above there are three face lice drinking from just under the eye on the eyelid.

NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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NPIP # KS-412

Black Copper Marans, Easter Eggers, Mutts, ducks, and PEAFOWL!!!  India Blue, IB White Eye, IB Pied WE split Cameo, IB Silver Pied, IBBS, IBBS split Cameo, IBBS Pied, IBBS WE, Cameo, CBS (Oaten), Cameo Pied, CPWE, CSP, and Purple Black Shoulder. African Gray Parrots, a bunch of those dang guineas.  Oh, and honeybees, around 200 hives.  And two Great Pyrenees puppies.

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post #15 of 39
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Wow, I'll check the almost-yearling peahens today and see if I can see anything on them. They're friendly enough to let me be rather intrusive.

If a mature peafowl gets .50ml would a mature turkey get about 1ml or more depending on the size of the tom?
post #16 of 39
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Wow, I'll check the almost-yearling peahens today and see if I can see anything on them. They're friendly enough to let me be rather intrusive.

If a mature peafowl gets .50ml would a mature turkey get about 1ml or more depending on the size of the tom?
What breed of tom? Approximate weight?
post #17 of 39
A 30 pound tom would get ~1.4 ml.
post #18 of 39
Thread Starter 
I'll weigh him today. He's a bourbon red. All my turkeys are heritage. I'll weigh hens too but I'll bet they weigh between 10 and 12 lbs.
post #19 of 39
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I'll weigh him today. He's a bourbon red. All my turkeys are heritage. I'll weigh hens too but I'll bet they weigh between 10 and 12 lbs.
10-12 pounds is about what a medium size mature peacock weighs.

Mature peacock - 8.8 pounds to 13.2 pounds (4 kg to 6 kg).
Mature peahen - 6.6 pounds to 8.8 pounds (3 kg to 4 kg).

I think if you do the math you'll see that the amount KsKingBee uses is between 0.045 ml per pound and 0.09 ml per pound, which is the amount I have seen referenced by pigeon breeders.

Edited to fix math typo!
Edited by casportpony - 2/20/17 at 1:08pm
post #20 of 39
Thread Starter 
I was talking about the hen turkeys. But I've never been good at estimating measurements either.

Do you think I should try and use the permethrin spray on the archangel pigeon too? I didn't think he could get poultry lice but now I'm wondering.
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