lice eggs?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Happy4Chicks, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Happy4Chicks

    Happy4Chicks Just Hatched

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    Hi peeps
    I'm new to this, I need some help.
    I purchased some older olive eggers (2yrs) I was told they where "molting" not so, LICE! I did catch on and treat everyone before it got through the small flock I have, keeping a close eye and doing lots of cleaning.
    How do I deal with the lice eggs? can I get them off?
    Do I have to wait for those feathers to fall out? (I hope not)
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG] and Welcome to BYC!
    I'm sorry to hear about your hens! [​IMG] I've never had much experience with lice so I personally can't help much but maybe this article from the learning center can answer some of your questions: Mites & Lice - Treatment & Prevention. Good luck with your chicken raising!
     
  3. Happy4Chicks

    Happy4Chicks Just Hatched

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    thanks I'll take all the help I can get :)
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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  5. steven29128

    steven29128 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to Back Yard Chickens ! [​IMG]
    Good luck with the lice.
     
  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Good luck!
     
  7. Happy4Chicks

    Happy4Chicks Just Hatched

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    thanks I was given lots of help here, I sure hope it works :)
    my birds are all random mixes, I think I have mostly EE's, sorry I can't be of any help, but good luck
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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