help! my 3 week old poult has lice/mites bad.

pigninnie

In the Brooder
5 Years
May 2, 2014
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I got 3 blue slates last week and while I was checking them over (the butts on two of them have been wet for 2 days) I notice that there was bugs on one, and quite a few :( and one of the ones who have a wet but also has a puffy stomache.
they are housed with 2 week old buff orphingtons. I just need to know if they are all old enough to dust with the powder from TSC?
 

mtngirl35

Songster
6 Years
Dec 10, 2013
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I have only given my chickens diatomaceous earth mixed with sand to dust bathe in and the new chicks started using it at about a week old and I've never had any mites. I sprinkle it in the coop too. Any feed store should have it. Make sure its food grade.
 

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