chickens have mites and baby chicks have arrived...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mamamia2006, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. mamamia2006

    mamamia2006 Hatching

    Jun 10, 2009
    Are the babies going to get the mites too?
  2. threehorses

    threehorses Songster

    Apr 20, 2009
    Yes, and they're more likely to be killed by the anemia so youll want to get on this quick to avoid that.

    Treat them all with sevin dust or (better yet) poultry dust, including the bedding. Shake it into the bedding good so that the area isn't dusty. Remove the babies and other birds while you're doing this, wear a dust mask.

    You can use adams flea spray or dip on adults but I wouldn't on the chicks. I think the sevin would work.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2009

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