FLEAS! Need help....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mschristyf, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. mschristyf

    mschristyf Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought some chickens from the 4H auction at the county fair a few months back and well the little stinkers have fleas, and the have given them to my other birds and my dog. The problem is I can't get rid of them, the fleas.... Please any suggestions would be helpful. I do have a toddler and a new born so I am trying to avoid toxic chemicals. Thank you.
     
  2. Double Laced

    Double Laced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Diatomaceous earth. Ground mineral that kills on prolonged contact. completely natural product
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Are you sure they are fleas and not mites?
     

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