I think my 4 week old chicks are getting mange! HELP! HELP! HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by frizzylizzy2003, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. frizzylizzy2003

    frizzylizzy2003 Chirping

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    [​IMG][​IMG] this is one of the worst we're new to this so please help :-(
     
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  2. ThePRfan

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    Could I get a upclose look more please,are those bumps on its head
     
  3. Eggcessive

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    Are you seeing mites or lice? Look for dark spots like dirt or white clumps of eggs. Could those be peck marks by other chickens? I would separate that chick right away until I found an answer. Are these chicks in with older chickens?
     
  4. frizzylizzy2003

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  5. frizzylizzy2003

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    we have 13 chicks and 2 hens and 3 have it and it's boiling hot inside we r going to take em down the vet
     
  6. ThePRfan

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    Agreed.

    They look like pecking marks.I would observe those chicks,if their in with elder ones.
     
  7. frizzylizzy2003

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    The vet said its mites but has to order the treatment in has suggested kerosene and linseed oil to treat their coop. Does anyone have ideas for ANY treatment that we can use until they get some in stock???
     
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  8. frizzylizzy2003

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    The vet said its mites but has to order the treatment in has suggested kerosene and linseed oil to treat their coop. Does anyone have ideas for ANY treatment that we can use until they get some in stock??? Are they to young to bath at 4 weeks?
     
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  9. frizzylizzy2003

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    the chicks have started fighting a little what do we do?
     
  10. ThePRfan

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    I don't know treatments,but can search some.

    How serious is the fighting?
     

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