Fleas! Help!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Seroma Sentinel, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Seroma Sentinel

    Seroma Sentinel Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chickens got fleas, he a frizzled one so I can see them easily. Does anyone know a good way to get them off?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    You could use sevin dust or DE Earth on your roo to get rid of these fleas. Could it be he has lice rather than fleas? Either way quick treatment would be best for him as blood sucking parasites can cause them to go down hill quick. Do you have a good dust bath for him too so he can get rid of some himself? Here is a great article on mites and lice ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/mites-lice-treatment-and-prevention

    Good luck, I hope you are able to eradicate these pests soon.
     
  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    This is a good dust as the site suggested in Yorkshire's post..

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    Only 5%..
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Good luck getting rid of your unwanted critters.
     

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