Help! Lice or mites on mama hen and babies

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HeatherTheMommy, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm almost positive that I have a lice or mite problem in my flock. My mama hen and babies would also be infected. Babies are 3 days old. PLEASE help what do i do???? What is the easiest way to fix this???????
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I use poultry dust with permethrin.

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  3. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read of something you can use like frontline. Anyone know about that?
     
  4. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the ivermectin dosage?
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I use poultry dust with permethrin.

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    The chicks are too small to dose with any type of ivermectin.

    -Kathy
     
  6. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  7. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tomorrow I'm planning to clean my coop. Would it hurt the babies if i sprinkled some poultry dust in the bedding
     

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