grey mites

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by patchuck1, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. patchuck1

    patchuck1 In the Brooder

    Oct 2, 2016
    Overnight coop infested with grey mites, wondered why the girls wouldn't sleep in the coop! Completely cleaned out the coop! What can I use to keep the coop mite free, and keep my girls happy x
  2. [​IMG] The common name of these pests are "RED MITES" They are gray before they attack your chickens but turn red after they have sucked your chickens' blood.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2017

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