How do I get rid of egg clusters?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Iowa Roo Mom, May 14, 2009.

  1. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Ok, so my boy had lice, and I dusted him. It's been two weeks and I am going to dust him again to take care of the ones that hatched, but there are still "egg clusters" around the base of his feathers near his vent. Does this mean they haven't hatched yet? WILL they hatch? How can I get rid of them? What can I do? They're so.... gross! [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG] I HATE bugs, BTW! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    ETA: I used garden and poultry dust, containing permethrin.
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2009
  2. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    Florida
    Typically you treat twice at the recomended interval (I think about 1 week?). This should kill those that hatch afterwards, before they have a chance to reproduce.
     

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