Are these mites? Warning! Deceased Chicken photo :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crystalkr, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. crystalkr

    crystalkr Hatching

    Oct 5, 2010
    Hi everyone,
    A couple of days ago my husband saw this poor girl with these bugs(?) on her. The next morning she died. I have stripped the whole coop and treated for mites but I was wondering if this was in fact mites. I thought it was weird that they were so apparent on her during the daytime. I know the Northern Mite(?) does come out during the day. I can't find anything on the other 4 and they look and act healthy. Does anybody have any ideas? Thanks! FYI she was a Black Jersey Giant so she was jet black.[​IMG]

  2. BunsNChicks

    BunsNChicks Songster

    Mar 22, 2011
    the picture is too small, can't tell:(

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