can I bug bomb the coop to kill mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TeamChaos, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. TeamChaos

    TeamChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    I think we've got a red mite infestation- everything in the coop is covered in a grey powdery dust. Is there a bug bomb that will help insure I get the suckers? Thanks.
  2. thaokou21

    thaokou21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    One of my uncle coop used to have mite infestation every where. By touching the chickens and coop, you could see the mite on yours hands. what he did was. He went and brought one of those small garden bug spray tank and fill the tank up with a liquid spay that will kill mite. After that day there was no more mite. (remove chicken before doing so)

    Your chicken made have mites on them so you made want to wash them in bleach water, or just dust them with the lice and mite dust.
  3. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

    Jun 23, 2009
    DE.. it works.
  4. tdgill

    tdgill Overrun With Chickens

    as a preventive more so than treatment I've read......

    I love Joan Baez [​IMG]

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