Hello from rainy england

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mattyg85, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. mattyg85

    mattyg85 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. The mrs told me about this forum and thought i should join.
    We have many chucks and ducks however am currently having a battle with red mite :(. i am doing the my best to keep on top of it with the various powders and stuff so hope they go away pretty soonish
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  3. pinkfluffykitty

    pinkfluffykitty New Egg

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    Welcome Matty! Hope you defeat the red mites!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, mattyg85, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Hope you get the red mites under control!
     
  6. happyhens1972

    happyhens1972 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from rainy Gloucestershire! What have you tried on your mites? I use diatemaceous earth and absolutely swear by it. I've barely seen the wee critters since I started using it 2 years ago.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. mattyg85

    mattyg85 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for the greeting.
    Happyhens1972. Ihave been using DE aswel as it come highly recommended by the guy in the chicken supply shop i go to.
    Also got poultry shield and red mite powder and even tried a fumer bomb thingy but i think it was a little small for the size of our coop.
     
  9. mattyg85

    mattyg85 Out Of The Brooder

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    And for an instant de-popularisation ive been giving them the good news with a blowtorch :D
     

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