How Do You Know If Your Chickens Have Lice?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by For The Love of Peeps, May 29, 2011.

  1. For The Love of Peeps

    For The Love of Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Hi All,

    The other day when I checked on my setting hen, I saw a small balck bug scurry into her neck feathers. Would this be lice? And if it is, she is setting right now with chicks due any minute, I think. [​IMG]

    Would I wait to apply "lice" powder?

    Thanks so much.

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