Does doggie flea shampoo work for mites?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Alphagamchick, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. Alphagamchick

    Alphagamchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen a few references to using flea shampoo for mites. Has anyone used this with good results. Was wondering if I shampood my birds first and then dusted them if that would get rid of the critters any better? Yes, I'll dust the coop and all too. Thanks.
     
  2. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    If you want a new flock of chickens use the flea soap. dusting them will work just fine. the coop is going to be your real problem. seems the eggs of the mites never die. Clean and dust every day for two weeks is the only way some can get rid of them. I have seen some just burn the coop down and build a new one.
     
  3. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No need to burn down the house. Ivory soap water bath- non sudsy.Dink-swish-dry.
    It will smother the varmits. DE for the coop and run
    will slice and dehydrate them
     
  4. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ivory soap works on fleas also.
     
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