1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    do chickens carry lice? and can humans get their lice?

    my mom thinks that this is so but i disagree...
     
  2. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    i know they can have leg mites but not lice~!~
     
  3. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    They can carry lice but humans can not get chicken lice.
     
  4. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's good to know
     
  5. k0xxx

    k0xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that people can get Bird Lice from wild birds. My daughter had a bird nest outside of her window and she came down with them.

    We thought she was getting them a school and, after repeated treatments, she would end up with them again. We took here to the doctor and he showed us that they were not the human form of lice as these were black (having never seen ANY lice before, we didn't know what the human lice were supposed to look like).

    So, it MAY be possible, but I'd ask a vet to be sure.

    Mark
     

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