Chicks with mits

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brigdettedevyn, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Brigdettedevyn

    Brigdettedevyn Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, Everyone. I have been reading a lot of the post on here. I have been trying to find out into on if Permectin II is ok to use on my one week old chicks???? They have mits. I have 10 chicks in all at this time. 3 that are a week. 4 that are about 3 weeks old. 3 that are about 4 weeks old. I have seen the mits on the older ones and I have read if one has them they all do. Just dont want to make my 3 little ones sick. Please Help.
     
  2. Gaia

    Gaia Out Of The Brooder

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    I would suggest Ivermectin (I used it when I had a lice problem once, got it at the local feed-store). It says it kills Mites and a bunch of other nasties, but am not sure if it can be used on Chicks....

    I mixed 1 part Ivermectin to 50 parts H2o and sprayed it under my birds wings, around the Vent, and a bit on the back of the neck. We did 2 treatments (10 days apart) and it worked like a charm.

    I really do hope someone can give you a better, more straight forward answer. :) Good Luck! :)
     
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  3. Brigdettedevyn

    Brigdettedevyn Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for your info. any and all info it good info. thanks again.
     

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