Knats or mites

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by mbcaring, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. mbcaring

    mbcaring Out Of The Brooder

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    How do you tell?
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Gnats are flying insects, that may cause irritation but do not live on the bird. Mites are small crawling insects that live on the birds or in the chicken coop.
     

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