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How do you dust a chicken for parasites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FlyingByTheSeatOfMyPants, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. FlyingByTheSeatOfMyPants

    FlyingByTheSeatOfMyPants Out Of The Brooder

    May 14, 2009
    The Jersey Shore
    I've been treating a hen and chicks for what appears to be quill lice, but I'm not sure if I'm doing it right. I keep finding the critters on the feathers. I'm basically catching the frantic birds and shaking the can of permethrin dust on them and quickly rubbing it into the feathers. Should I be dunking them or something?[​IMG]

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