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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by seminolewind, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    My chicks are about a week old. When is it safe to dust them with permectrin powder? Karen
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    mmmm, I dont know. Is there a 800 number on the package to call the manufacturer? They should know.
     
  3. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Why do you want to dust them ?
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I don't see any bugs, I just thought you need to do it. Karen
     
  5. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you don't see any bugs, don't worry about it...

    You don't need to prophylactically treat young chicks for mites/lice unless they are with a mom who has it...
     

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