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Lice and Mites on my Pigeons

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by tinkbell, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. tinkbell

    tinkbell Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering how to rid my pigeons of lice and mites, if I could use the pour-on that I use on my chickens? And if so what would the dose be?
     
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. The dose is the same as it is for chickens.
     
  3. old*cowboy

    old*cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Throw a handful of Borax in their bath water will take care of the bugs
     
  4. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bathed my pigeon in water with human lice shampoo no lice after that
     
  5. tinkbell

    tinkbell Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone, just one question won't they drink the borax?
     
  6. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You Can Use Adams Flea And Tick Spray For Dogs On Your Chickens And Pigeons Just Spray Under Each Wing And Around The Vent Feathers.
     
  7. cedar post

    cedar post Chillin' With My Peeps

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    old*cowboy :

    Throw a handful of Borax in their bath water will take care of the bugs

    I did the same thing.. Works great. [​IMG]
     
  8. amrose

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    A good dusting with seven powder will do the trick too. Worked for me.
     

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