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

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    May 28, 2011
    Kuna
    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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