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Anyone Use Mite Tags?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Heidi, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    My chickens have had 2 bouts with the northern red mites and I feel I need to do something more then what I am doing as preventative. I dust my girls with DE and their boxes and coop. Each time I was able to get rid of them without much hassel. Anyways, I noticed that several of the chicken suppliers sell mite tags and was wondering if anyone on byc has used them and how well did it work?
     
  2. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Hi, Are you talking about the Die-no-mite pest strips?
    I ordered some from Smith Poultry & so far,so good. I've had them in the nest boxes for a few months, no buggers yet. [​IMG] Smith was the cheapest I could find, 14.00 for 20. [​IMG]
    http://www.poultrysupplies.com/index_files/page0016.htm
     
  3. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    No, they are tags you attach to their wings. Guess they must not be popular because no one is posting. Thanks for your info bayouchica.
     
  4. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Anyone??? Tags must not be popular I'm guessing.
     

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