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How cold does it have to be to kill mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ryanhodapp, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep reading about mites on here. It is winter time, doesnt the cold kill them? I was hoping for a reprieve this winter.
     
  2. lighthawk

    lighthawk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If mites are on your birds it won't matter how cold it gets the birds body heat will provide enough warmth to keep them alive. JMO I'm no expert.
     
  3. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didnt think of that. I dont think I have any right now, so I am hoping everything gets killed this winter.
     
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