broody hens very pale

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bandit1988, May 20, 2011.

  1. bandit1988

    bandit1988 Out Of The Brooder

    May 21, 2010
    my 2 broody milliflour hens are getting very very palle witch is a sign of severe redmite how can i stop them being broody so they can get back the blood and so i can torch there coop?
  2. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Concord, NH
    Being pale is also a sign of being broody. The hen gets pale whenever she is not laying.
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    put frontline on your hens. You can just put them in a cage while you deal with the coop, or dust them or do whatever to treat for mites and leave them in the coop. Repeat dusting several times in a row, every week until they no longer have mites. In warm weather might take a month or more to get rid of them all.

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