can humans get mites from chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by animalnut, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. animalnut

    animalnut New Egg

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    My chicken have mites. are they contagious to humans?
     
  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    they will jump on you and bite if that's what u mean but u'll know if u r infested [​IMG]
     
  3. finallychickens

    finallychickens Out Of The Brooder

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    They may crawl on you, but mites are very host specific. They are not able to live on people, so don't worry.
     
  4. animalnut

    animalnut New Egg

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    thanks
     

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