I feel soooo gross now

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by emsdial911, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. I was collecting eggs tonight and a hen flew over my head. Not 5 seconds later I felt something moving in my hair. I thought it was maybe dust but it kept moving. I came inside and noticed red mites all over my shirt and I could feel them moving in my hair. I jumped in the shower scrubbed my hair twice but I swear I can still feel them.
     
  2. joan1708

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    WOW! I'll bet you will be freaked out all night. Then you have to get up in the morning and deal with those mites. Not fun! Good luck!
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Bummer! Looks like your weekend is booked. Bugs are such a pain.

    Good luck.
     
  4. tellynpeep

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    My daughter got mites from her favorite bird... she used to snuggle with her when she watched TV. Here is a pic of mite bites on a person. Very itchy!
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  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Yikes!
     
  6. aggiemae

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    It happens that it was (finally sunny and bright a 6 AM so I just gave my ladies a critter check and they are insect free. Good news, since I would rather trap rats than deal with mites lice or fleas. But those poor hens can't just jump into the shower.

    So... does anyone else's head start itching as soon as the topic of tiny critters is bought up?
     

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