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lions , tigers ,and creepy crawlers ,,, oh my !

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by old geezer, May 22, 2011.

  1. old geezer

    old geezer Songster

    Sep 2, 2010
    cambridge , ny
    it's looks like it going to be a horrible year with the tick and skeeter explosions in up state ny---[​IMG]..preventive is always good in my book , so , what is a good all round ,spray , dust whatever to prevent ticks--mites--skeeters--fleas on my girls --want to keep them happy ..[​IMG].[​IMG].[​IMG].

  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    OFF or product equivalent. Spray the legs, under the wings and under the tail near the vent. Best to use the highest DEET content. If the infestation is bad, spray weekly.

    Some folks will disagree, and I'm not going to argue. Just passing some information along that works for me, that was passed to me from a good friend who raised chickens most her life. [​IMG]

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