Lice help!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by kkowa, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. kkowa

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    we had gotten some chickens and had them in quarantine when we noticed they had lice we have bathed and put frontline on all of them. I have also removed all the bedding and scrubbed down the coop what else can I do? any help will be greatly appreciated.
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

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    Good for you for quarantining.
    I would sprinkle some 5% Sevin in the bedding. Check them about every 4 days and treat again after a week.
     
  3. kkowa

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    we have that in there bedding sorry I didn't mention it
     
  4. Our Roost

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    Ortho has a product for bedding that is safe for animals after it has dried. I used it and have had good reults killing and controlling the mites and lice along with everything else that is crawling within the coop and bedding. Comes in a plastic spray bottle ready to use. no mixing. There is a chicken feed mix that has mite control in the food taken orally I read about in true grit magazine also. Dont know how it works as I havent tried it. Good luck with that as they are hard to control.
     

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