1. hendrygg

    hendrygg Out Of The Brooder

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    A week ago a found a bug in my hair! I looked it up and it was a louse. I never saw another one on me but i treated myself anyways. Today while cleaning the coop I found 2 more on my hand so obviously they are bird lice. How can I get rid of these pests?
     
  2. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bird lice are feather lice and canot survive very long on humans. I've not had a pest problem with my chickens yet... but I belive I would use sevin dust, and compleatly clean out the coop and nesting boxes. Also use the sevin dust in the coop as well.
     
  3. ziL

    ziL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of my chickens got lice once. I got some "Poultry and Garden Dust" at Tractor Supply and that took care of the bugs very well.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Once you dust your chickens and inside their house, you have to repeat again in 10 days to kill nits hatched from eggs, ending their lifecycle.
     

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