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post #21 of 26
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no, that's not the case. I found out that they are sticktight fleas. 
THx anyways!!
I saw the photos and last comments after I posted. Ya, definitely not what we had but treatment was the same. Hope your chickens are feeling better soon.
post #22 of 26

Do chickens have parasites that bite humans and leave itchy welts?

post #23 of 26
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Do chickens have parasites that bite humans and leave itchy welts?

Yes, mites do. 

post #24 of 26

How do you get rid of them or find out if your chickens have them?

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How do you get rid of them or find out if your chickens have them?

http://www.tillysnest.com/2011/06/you-might-have-mites-html/

post #26 of 26

Treat with permethrin spray. Zero day egg withdrawal.

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