2 day old chick with Northern Mite eggs... what do I do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zookeeper15133, May 2, 2011.

  1. zookeeper15133

    zookeeper15133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am treating the chickens with Ivermectin and the coop & run with DE and maybe sevin. Can I use anything on the chick? She is the result of a broody. I looked at her this morning and saw tons of nits on her.
     
  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put a glove on and use the pultry dust on the chick using your finger to dab in the dust and rub on her. One of my first broody hatches when I first started out years ago had mites, I asked the guy at the feed store what to do and thats what He told me to do. It worked and the chicks were just fine,, in fact relieved.

    DE in the coop/run will not work, its used as a preventative not a treatment. Use the sevin dust in the coop/run
     
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  3. zookeeper15133

    zookeeper15133 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     

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