External Parasite Management

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicksooner, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. chicksooner

    chicksooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to keep my birds as natural as possible. I use DE in the coop and have been giving them wood ash lately but I saw some little tiny critter crawling on one of my young birds. Not sure if things I am doing are not working or if he is just not getting a turn to dust bathe. Any other suggestions or do I need to just get after them all with some sevin dust and do I need to toss eggs after sevin dust?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    There are poultry sprays also, and I use Garden and Poultry dust that works great.. You can dust with sevin and no withdrawal period because it is not ingested and cannot get into the eggs.
     
  3. chicksooner

    chicksooner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Will look for some poultry spray and try that first. Good article.
     

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