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Dusting for lice and mites

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lvchicken, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2011
    What is the best and most natural thing to dust Silkies for lice and mites with the least amount of chemicals? What age should I start?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Probably pyrethrins, though usually this comes mixed with permethrin; it is light sensitive.
     

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