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  1. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    So the dosage is stronger on the bird then what’s used in coop? I think I made it to strong for coop then but i aired it out good and it dried before dusk !! I think I’m in the clear from mites right now I checked everyone a couple time in the last two weeks and haven’t seen anything moving ...
  2. Mama fluff

    Respiratory symptoms young cockerel

    Yes my birds are all good have not seen any mites in over a week and they are all eating and active despite this cold weather! :)
  3. Mama fluff

    Respiratory symptoms young cockerel

    My ventilation is good I think? I have a metal roof i dont know what it’s called it’s not flat it has open spaces all along roof where it bends also I put 2 in round holes along top with a hole drill again don’t know name used to make door knob holes!! My bedding is all brand new for I just did...
  4. Mama fluff

    Respiratory symptoms young cockerel

    Thank you very Much I will look into all of this!
  5. Mama fluff

    Respiratory symptoms young cockerel

    Thank you for responding, I don’t want to do antibiotics I’m not one for unnecessary medicating I’m just not sure what to look for and how to tell if needed! I’ve had them since hatch they are 12 weeks old I’ve looked at his nostrils and they look fine / normal he’s eating and drinking and...
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    Respiratory symptoms young cockerel

    How do you know if and when to treat for respiratory infection? I have a 12 week old cockerel that seems like he has a stuffy nose! He was making whistling sounds when breathing and also breaths loudly like his nose is stuffy , there is no nasal discharge or eye bubbles and I listen to his back...
  7. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    Thank you to All!! I will continue to use the permethrin then ! Keep spraying coops and dusting birds!! I just couldn’t tell if it was working I was still seeing mites after a couple days of dusting I didn’t realize it took awhile I guess I expected the poultry dust to kill them right away...
  8. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    Look what these mites did to me ! This is a week later ! From holding a sick bird while feeding her !
  9. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    How do you treat for mites? Or anyone? The poultry dust I’m using contains permethrin but is not working I still see them crawling! Someone mentioned Adams spray and tick spray? I need to get rid of these mites can someone tell me something that works please ? Is ivermectin for mites or worms?
  10. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    I would love to just use natural stuff actually that’s my go to first! I have DE all through my coops and I spent two days burning wood for ash ! But I had one bird die already so had to do something the natural stuff is not working! But I also feed herbs, garlic , yogurt, acv, oregano tea, and...
  11. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    Thank you thats actually what I’m using! I checked them again today I only have 4 birds that have noticeable mites however the poultry dust is not working has permethrin in it , I still see them crawling! So I actually sprayed them today ! I sprayed coop on Monday going to spray again tomorrow!
  12. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    Where do you get thyme oil? Can you just feed thyme? I feed all herbs also garlic it’s not working!!
  13. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    It’s so hard to know what to use some ppl say it’s safe and even put it in feed and others say not to use! I don’t find it to work anyway! I have permethrin liquid can anyone tell me the dose of permethrin to gallon for applying directly on bird? It says 8 ounces per 12 gallons and I can’t...
  14. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    Thank you !
  15. Mama fluff

    Need help getting rid of mites!!!

    Can someone help me please ?? I lost a hen today to mites!! Found her dead in run ! Saw mites crawling over her face! I took out everything in the coop today and sprayed with permethrin and dusted all birds with poultry dust !! How do I know if it worked ? Or how long will it take ? Any other...
  16. Mama fluff

    Concrete Sand In Run?

    Yes saw both sites ! Is pricey ! $61 for delivery is crazy ! Looks like great product though but I guess I’ll stick with sand! I get it free ! Can’t beat that! Construction sand from quarry , my husbands runs the asphalt plant there gets it for me whenever I want:)
  17. Mama fluff

    Concrete Sand In Run?

    Well I guess it depends how big your coop is ? But I looked it up and is $39 for 44 lbs which says good for 4x6 coop enough for deep litter method ! I have two 8x10 coops so might be a little pricey but says it lasts a long time so if I only changed it out once a year or even twice a year I...
  18. Mama fluff

    Concrete Sand In Run?

    TE="Peepsi, post: 21961344, member: 469200"]I'm 4 months into my experimental sand in both coop and run. I can already see that, although I strove to get the coarsest sand possible, it still has more fines (dust) in it than I would like. My coop and run have become very dusty. I pick up poop...
  19. Mama fluff

    Concrete Sand In Run?

    I’ve been using sand in my coops for two years now and I like it ! I clean everyday! However I’m open to hear other options I would like to try the deep litter method but I’m not sure it would be good where I live ? My dilemma is I’m in the woods so when we have summers with a lot of rain and...
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