1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

chicken lice

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by phil1, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. phil1

    phil1 Hatching

    2
    0
    7
    Jul 10, 2011
    We need help we have found lice on our chickens and know how to take care of it but can the lice from the chickens transfer to humans
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    34,025
    483
    448
    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
  3. phil1

    phil1 Hatching

    2
    0
    7
    Jul 10, 2011
    thank you for the answer phil
     
  4. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

    5,314
    64
    291
    Aug 12, 2009
    I second the sevin dust. I noticed it on one of my hens,so I put the dust in the dust box,and all over the roost. I did try to put a chicken in a bag with the sevin,but they tore the bag.Instead I just grabbed each hen(and then the roo) and dusted their butts and under wings. Do it after a week or 2 to get the ones that hatch.
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    24,059
    2,433
    526
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:I use an old pillow case, I wear old clothes and a mask too.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by