Invisible pest

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by mamaKate, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    Three days ago, as I started my morning routine of getting my 5 birds out of their crates on the back porch to spend the day outside, something creepy ( literally) happened. It felt like crawly things going up my arms and ending at the top of my head. I inspected myself and all the birds and found nothing. I bought some Poultry Protector and sprayed them down rather inefficiently (one of them is a guinea). My son's vision is better than mine so I had him check. Nothing. I'm still getting the reaction when I pick them up. The itch lasts till I take a shower. Any ideas? I don't want to start a chemical war without a diagnosis.
     
  2. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never heard of this before... maybe someone else will come along
     
  3. heatherindeskies

    heatherindeskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any chance since you cannot see the 'enemy' that you are moving about in spider webbing and that is why it feels crawly and creepy... the web moving over your skin?
     
  4. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you sure they don't have mites? Those things can be mighty teeny.
     
  5. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Its probably mites you can dust you fowl with sevin dust and that may get rid of the problem.
     
  6. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    That gives me the creepy crawlies.....LOL
     

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