1) What type of bird , age and weight.Plymouth barred rock 2) What is the behavior, exactly.scratching 3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms?couple of days 4) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. No 5) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation.N/A 6) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all.yes 7) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc.normal 8) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? dusted her with "garden dust" pyrethrins .03% sulfer 25% copper sulfate 5% 9 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet? want to get the nits out, treat myself 10) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help. I'll work on that tomorrow 11) Describe the housing/bedding in use hay, nice pen, she is isolated in the infirmary I was petting her and felt these bumps, ew. looked at it more and it was lice or mites. these nits are just about the size of dime all glued to the shaft of the feathers. the nits and bugs are mostly around the head and neck. dusted her quickly with what I had and put her in the infirmary. checked all the other girls. None I could see, I will watch them closely. I also have two guineas, they live in a tree. Any help would be appreciated.