I don't what no more.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chicken500, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. chicken500

    chicken500 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 25, 2009
    I don't want anymore chickens, At first everything was easy there was no parasites, there was no anger, and there was no saddness but several months later mites came and soon followed anger after that came saddness and at this very moment I'm crying because I can't take it no longer, I don't want to get rid of my chickens there all I really got but these mites just don't want to leave and there all over me, I can't take this no longer, I don't want to get rid of my best friends but this anger is hurting both of us, saddness for I can't help it but there part of my life. I must get rid of my chickens for the good of me but I'm not selfish, I know my chickens will suffer if I sell them to the feed store. I just don't know what to do............... I'm lost in a emotional storm.
    What should I do?
    My chickens are as follow:
    Kotie the 3rd- My favorite and very first hen.
    Sora & her 4 chicks- My favorites
    Lura- Broody hen

    Well thats all of them, so I've decided that anybody from here wants all or just one from here for free they can come and pick them up. **edited to remove personal info**

    I'm not kidding please save my chickens and you will make me very happy for the rest of my life, you have until Sunday, easter day.

    Please I beg of you, I can't take it no longer and I wish I had a Camera but I don't have one.

    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 14, 2009
  2. Queen Chika

    Queen Chika Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 2, 2009
    Kiowa, CO
    All you need to do is sprinkle some Diatomaceous Earth around where the chickens live, and it will kill the mites, along with other pests...easy as that!!
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    I wouldn't put my address on here, even though we are typically good folks. You may have somebody show up and take what they want.

    Mites are an easy thing to control. It will take a little of your time and a little money, but once you get a treatment going, they will be fine.
  4. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Do you know what kind of mites they have?? It should be easy to treat... But with mites--just as lice on humans...You have to treat their surrounds as well.. That means--roosts, nest boxes, dust spots. Ask at the feed store, agri supply places..treat EVERYTHING and your birds and use DE under the shavings, in the nestboxes and in their dust spots as a perventive step. Good luck..Dixie
  5. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2009
    south dartmouth ma
  6. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    This won't be removed as it is a chance to educate. [​IMG]

    Part of chicken owning is dealing with mites, etc.
    What I did when I had chickens (and will again when I get more) is to follow a regular schedule of dusting.
    Every 6 months we dust with Poultry Dust, then once a month or so in between, we dust with diatomaceous earth.

    Please don't give up over something that will take an hour or less to do each month or 2.
    It can be very disheartening when facing something new and yes, icky like mites, but the rewards are immense with just a simple remedy.

    Keep your chin up and please keep with it.
  8. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2009
    new zealand
    mites are one of the easiest parasite to get rid of.... a few drop of ivermectin back of the neck will keep them clean for months.
  9. mekasmom

    mekasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2008
    You can also just give them one drop of ivomec each. It worms them and stops the mites.

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