HELP MITES!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ColtenB, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. ColtenB

    ColtenB Out Of The Brooder

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    The new rooster i got is full of mites i've never had a problem with them before. i noticed one on my arm yesterday after i held him so i went and bought garden and poultry dust and did everyone. Well i held him again today and noticed more but i've only heard of them around the vent area not by the eyes.there is sand in the coop where they do dust them selves but i really would like how to get rid of it so all my birds don't get it.They look white to me but you could also say they were clear
     
  2. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    adams flea and tick spray for dogs in the blue bottle works the fastest. it kills on contact and will protect for 3mths. u use 2 sprays under each wing, 2 sprays on back and 2 sprays on vent area. if they have them on the head cover the eyes and beak with ur hand and spray the head/neck area. it will not harm the chickens unless they breathe it or get in eyes. i use it on my whole flock specially in show season it is the best i have found and fastest working plus a great prevenative also. u can spray the bedding with it too.
    hope that helps,
    silkie
     
  3. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Adams Tick and Flea with GI works wonderful on scaley leg mites too.
     
  4. ColtenB

    ColtenB Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you for you help i'll try that i hope it clears up quick.....can you guys tell me how fast it spreds?
     
  5. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Very fast....you need to spray down all their bedding as well.
     
  6. ColtenB

    ColtenB Out Of The Brooder

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    guess i'm goin shoppin tommrow since i don't have school..i gotta lot of birds to spray down :(thanks for your help
     

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