lice life span and do they live during the winter?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chick_magnet, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. chick_magnet

    chick_magnet Songster

    May 25, 2010
    I don't know much about lice. If my chickens have lice will they die as winter is closely approaching.
    Thanks if not any treatment

  2. jhm47

    jhm47 Songster

    Sep 7, 2008
    Lice live on birds year round. They actually often get more numerous in the winter, as the birds are unable to "dust" themselves to help in removing them. I routinely treat for them in the fall before I lock my birds up for winter.
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