how do you know when your chicken has mites or lice?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by watersoflethe, May 18, 2010.

  1. watersoflethe

    watersoflethe Songster

    Apr 28, 2010
    Corona/Mira Loma CA
    after reading about all these mites i'm getting nervous. how do you know if they have it?
  2. Mandalina

    Mandalina Songster

    Apr 1, 2009
    I know mites look like dark little spots that move slow.I found lice on a few of my birds last night thanks to a wandering chicken that passed by here, and they look like little white/beige fast moving bugs that are under the feathers on the skin.They are icky.

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