Humans and Chicken Parasites.....

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chickenlovefever, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. chickenlovefever

    chickenlovefever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering, but does anyone know if Humans can get chicken mites or lice? I have had someone tell me, "Oh no, You've got chickens? Don't be surprised when you get bugs. " I Don't know if this is true or not, or if i should take precautions or what. But is it possible?
    TY,
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  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poultry lice are species specific ; they only live on birds.
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    However, mites can be less specific. Fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests are also les specific.
     

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