Lice, mites etc. in winter

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by danamillette, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jul 16, 2008
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    Good morning,
    My question is I live in a cold climate. Northern Wisconsin. Do I need to worry about pests such as lice and mites in the winter?
    Thanks and have a good day!
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    I can't say for certain, but am saying yes... any wild birds in your area will still carry them.
     
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    This is a great preventive. I haven't had mites. I also keep bag balm on hand, just in case.

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  4. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    Yes, Mites, Lice and blue Bugs live in all climates. Spray your coops with permethrin and spray the chickens with it occaisionally too.
     

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