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Found a chicken today, has mites

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zanelee, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. zanelee

    zanelee Out Of The Brooder

    Had a chicken rodeo in the local Walmart parking lot today. Finally caught him/her (Not sure which yet) and have found mites.
    What is a quick and good treatment for them? They are tiny, black mites. (Aren't mites black and lice white?)
    He/she is quarantined from other birds for now at the local shelter.
    Thanks for any help.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Your local farm or feed store should have poultry dust for treating for mites.

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