Finches and other ornamental birds

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Ishbel36, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Ishbel36

    Ishbel36 New Egg

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    I have finches, budgies and cockateils, and I'm pretty sure my finches have been infested with red mites, but they are in an aviary I can't walk into, I have been reading about Scatt, but I can't put drops on them as I can't reach them, any other suggestions please, I have spray them and the aviaries with Avian Insect Liquidator but not sure if this is enough, one of my finches I can see skin on his back and under one wing, any help would be appreciated, TIA

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  2. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    Red mites don't stay on the birds during the day so hopefully giving every inch of the aviary a good spray down with the avian insect liquidator should work. Concentrate on anywhere the mites could hide - any crack or crevice. Spray the birds with it too as with spraying them you can be some distance away and still get some on them. Good luck.
     

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