Fleas..........

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gavinandallison, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Do chickens carry fleas? Just wondering if/what people use on their chickens for preventative measures? Mine are all healthy, just wondering what powder I should use on them to prevent any bugs/pests etc....
     
  2. downstownlady

    downstownlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 28, 2010
    Conroe, TX
    I have been successful putting DE in the food and dusting my chickens as well as dusting the pen. Some people like Seven Dust...but I personally prefer the DE. It has been good for my dogs and cats too...fleas were real bad for a while and since I have been using it...not only have the fleas seamed to have been controlled but the worms too. Whatever you decide to use...good luck!!!
     
  3. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Showing my ignorance here, what is de? Does it come in a puffer bottle to coat the birds?
     

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