How Di I Dispose Of Infested Pine Shavings?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by branston, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. branston

    branston Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm finally getting on top of our mite/lice infestation and last night, hubby and I dusted every chicken with Permethrin dust which did the trick on the birds.....haven't seen one mite on my arms this morning after handling a hen. Today, I'm removing all bedding AGAIN (8 inches of pine shavings) and spraying the coop from top to bottom with Permethrin Spray. My question is.......what do I do with all the infested bedding? I usually dump all my chicken poop etc on the compost, however, my chickens free range and love to turn the compost over. If I put the old bedding on the compost, surely they'll re-infest themselves? Right? Any suggestions ideas would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Just put it in a trash bag, and let the garbage man take it away
     
  3. Two Creeks Farm

    Two Creeks Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would burn it if you can.....
     
  4. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Burn!!!!
     
  5. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    X-2 burn it....
     
  6. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X 3 burn it! [​IMG]
     
  7. branston

    branston Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IT"S BURNING!!!!!!!!!! AND MY COOP HAS BEEN COMPLETELY SPRAYED!!!!!!!!! IF THAT HASN'T KILLED THE SUCKERS, I DON'T KNOW WHAT WILL!!!!!!!! THANKS GUYS! i LOVE THIS FORUM!
     
  8. Alethea

    Alethea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Canyou burn it?
     

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