7 dust for mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by matt31014, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. matt31014

    matt31014 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is 7 Dust ok for mites on poultry? What do you recommend?
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Yup - I use Sevin with great success.
     
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    What we use too. [​IMG]
     
  4. 1birdlady

    1birdlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, Sevin dust is ok..I used it when I did wild bird rehab and had not any fatalities from it, and it got rid of the mites.
     
  5. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For getting rid of bugs already on the birds, Sevin dust works great.
    But for prevention in the coop, I prefer using Diatomaceous Earth (food grade, NOT the kind you put in swimming pools). You can find it at Lowes or wherever, with the Sevin dust. It's all natural and works great, but once it gets wet, it becomes uneffective.
     

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