How do I treat for mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChobeeChickenMommy, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. ChobeeChickenMommy

    ChobeeChickenMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I have been trying to figure out why my 5 laying hens aren't laying since I got them from my friends mom & I think I may have just figured it out... Could it be due to mites?! How do I treat my babies for mites?! Please help... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. dawg53

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    Quote:You'll need to pick them up and visually inspect them to be sure they have mites, especially check around the vent area. If they have them, use sevin dust to treat them... dust the inside of their house as well. Ten days later, redust your chickens and the inside of their house again. Here's a link http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ig140
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    Last edited: Oct 10, 2011
  3. ChobeeChickenMommy

    ChobeeChickenMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! I didn't know seven dust would treat that. THANKS!!!
     

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