advice on lice and mites

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by blueeyes163, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. blueeyes163

    blueeyes163 New Egg

    Nov 9, 2012
    what is a safe product to put on my chickens. For mites and lice. I think they are yhe caise of my roosters ear infection...??????
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Sevin dust will take care of lice/mites. Redust him in 7-10 days, including inside the coop, nests, roosts.
    If you suspect ear mites, use an eyedropper to put a few drops of olive oil or vegetable oil inside the ear to smother the mites. Ear infection can also be a sign of a bacterial infection or respiratory disease.

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