Chicken mite/flea signs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kherokee, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. kherokee

    kherokee Chirping

    Nov 4, 2014

    Hello! I was wondering that the signs of mites and fleas or worms were for chickens. I'm almost positive she's just molting but I just wanted some second opinions and tips!

    She is losing a lot of feathers, but also itching and plucking a few probably due to stress. I found a couple feathers sprinkled in what looked like white dandruff. It doesn't move, it's just flakes.

    She's all alone so she has no worried about a flock infestation. Today I also bought "Poultry Protector - Non toxic" soray from the brand Mannapro. I was wondering if I could speay her with it to protect incase. She's also on a high calcium and protein feed to help her molt easier and faster and grow nice feathers since she's a Sumatra pullet.

    Any help would be amazing! Thank you!!
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2014
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
    I use Poultry Protector every 6 months as a regular routine maintenance for my the stuff. That white stuff you're seeing I also saw on my almost looks like dandruff in a way, but I don't think it's anything to be alarmed about.
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: