Chicken questions

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Vh458, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. Vh458

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    How can you tell if your chickens have like mites or bugs? And if they do what do you do?
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    You'll notice if your chickens has bugs by parting the feathers and seeing black moving dots. Also, pulling feathers out, lifelessness, lack of appetite and drop in egg production are other signs.

    Prevent them by making sure your chickens can dust bathe. This is the most effective way. You may have to use a powder of some sort to treat them.

    (LOVE your signature!!)
     
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  3. Vh458

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    Thank you very much for the information and the nice comment about my signature! I also love yours.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Thanks and no problem!![​IMG]
     

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