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Ducks and Mites?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by duck&chickencrazy, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
    Indiana
    Can ducks have lice and do they need to be dusted? Also how would one go about dusting a bird? Also what if the bird accidentaly eats it, after cleaning itself or something.
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I have a crippled duck who occasionally gets some bugs. I give her a good long bath in the tub and when she is completely dry, I powder her where she can't reach and especially the base of the neck and work the powder in good.

    I have only had to do this 2 or 3 times in 4 years.
     

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