Bugs on my chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bullet, May 9, 2009.

  1. Bullet

    Bullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 14, 2009
    Mt. Pleasant
    Hi everyone, I bought a bantam rooster today at a small animal swap meet and while were bringing him home I noticed a little bug on me it looked whitish yellow. my husband got some on him too. what is this bug and how do I get rid of it?

  2. tulie13

    tulie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    NW Florida
    I have no idea, but maybe if you post some pictures, others will know...???
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2009
    it is a louse
    take and issolate the new chicken from the other chickens
    and dust him very good with Sevin5% dust and do this for three days this week
    the extra sevin dust needs put in the beding where he sleeps
    generally a cup so that the louse's do not live and breed behind the wood in your chicken house

    feed him some
    wet mash probiotic
    3 tbsp of dry crumbles
    6 tbsp of milk any kind
    1 tbsp of yoguart
    and mix good and see he eats it 20-30 minutes and then clean up the wet feeder and restock the dry crumbles
  4. sonarjay

    sonarjay Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 27, 2008
    plant city, fl
    or it could be a mite. you can get some spray at wally world i like the adams mite spray its in a blue spray bottle

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