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Fleas or mites?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JessieSZ, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. JessieSZ

    JessieSZ New Egg

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    Hi, I think I may have found some lice eggs or something on one of my chickens, in her neck, attached to where the feather starts, there is these little white clumps.. could they be eggs from fleas or mites? if so, how can I naturally get rid of them? I dont' like using chemicals, so are there natural products?

    Greatly appreciated!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Probably not fleas. More likely lice or mites.
    Natural remedies are good but once you have an infestation, it's time to bring out the big guns.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
    Those would be mites or lice; fleas like hair, not feathers.
     
  5. JessieSZ

    JessieSZ New Egg

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    thank you!!
     
  6. JessieSZ

    JessieSZ New Egg

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    thank you! I will check it out!
     
  7. JessieSZ

    JessieSZ New Egg

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    well I think I might just have too :(
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You'll have to treat the coop, roosts, nest boxes etc. If one has it the others probably will also.
     
  9. Lisa Wood

    Lisa Wood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sorry.......i am a chicken newbie, but read on thisv ery lust about chickens with fleas. Fleas lke blood.
     

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