Flies living in wattles?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CricketFarm, Feb 2, 2017.

  1. CricketFarm

    CricketFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all
    I have a bcm rooster who is indoors being treated for a neck injury, i notice he has white fruit flies crawling on his wattles, seems only there. I check his vent and all other feathers and he seems only wattles. They fly and fly onto my arms when i hold him. I cannot find any information about wattle flies only stickfast fleas and these fly so it cannot be. I want to treat him, any i deas?
    He is 6 months on cage rest from the vet, eating 18% food
     
  2. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I've never heard of this. Photos?
     
  3. CricketFarm

    CricketFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I try it is so hard they are small. It is poultry lice i think but just around his head. How do you treat?
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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