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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by birdherder, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. birdherder

    birdherder In the Brooder

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    There are a lot of eggs in my Easter Eggers beard!! how do i treat it!!The feathers are COVERED in eggs. ick!!!!

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  2. birdherder

    birdherder In the Brooder

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    comment please!!!!
     
  3. birdherder

    birdherder In the Brooder

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    anybodyyyy????
     
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    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    I believe that if you are seeing eggs, it is lice. Someone posted a great link today. If I can find it, I'll come back and post it here for you.
     
  5. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

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    Use seven dust or ivomec pour on to kill them. Retreat in 10 days. to remove the eggs you can use unrefined coconut oil just barely heated enough to liquidate. It will dissolve the egg casings.
    sharon
     
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