Broody hen has mites- what can i do?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by soloskat1, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. soloskat1

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    I have a broody silkie hen that appears to have mites or lice. Shes currently sitting on a clutch of 8 eggs and they are due to hatch anytime. Is there anything i can do to get rid of the mites/lice without harming the eggs/ chicks? Ps- shes currently set up in a box in my bathroom to stay warm :)
     

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