Dusting while missing feathers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mcchickymikey, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. mcchickymikey

    mcchickymikey New Egg

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    Hi I have a little austerlorp and she is missing a bunch of feathers we noticed it on Thursday and she had a cut on her neck and now it's gone down and she has some pin feathers coming in! She is very itchy and always picking herself, I haven't seen any bugs on her or the other 8 (they are separated from her currently) I wanted to try and dust her I wanted to make sure it won't affect her bare skin, it's on her back and neck and now she is pulling her chest feathers out. I think she is about 5 weeks old. She just seems super itchy and is pulling on her feathers non stop, I want to help her
     
  2. mcchickymikey

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    Oh also does poultry dust treat mites and lice? Is that all I need to treat them or do I need de too?
     
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