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Bird Mites & People

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by enggass, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can people bring Bird Mites into the home from a coop and if so will the mites survive? How can one determine if there are mites in the home? Are they visible? Do they show signs of biting humans?
    Thanks.
     
  2. War Chicken

    War Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will infest your house and bite you. The bites are pretty visible and itchy. I had no problems eradicating them each time.
     
  3. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of mites are those? The little brown mites don't bite. They just tickle when they walk around on you looking for chicken.
     
  4. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red mites or Northern Fowl mites?

    Which kind of mite and how did you eradicate them?

    I am not sure if we have them or not... from what you are saying we would know if we did.

    Thanks.
     

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