Little Black Bugs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by I-Have-Happy-Hens, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    1) What type of bird , age and weight. Partridge Silkie, 4 months, Not sure
    2) What is the behavior, exactly. When I hold her and then put her down there are these little black bugs about the size of seed ticks on my arms
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? 2 dasys
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms?
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. None
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. No
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. Not Sure have only had her for 2 weeks
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. Yes
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? None
    10 ) 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? Treat completely Myself
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help. No I could get one maybe
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use. Dog creat with pine shavings
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2011
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I recommend that you dust her with sevin dust. Redust her in 10 days. You'll also need to dust the dog crate, redust it also in 10 days.
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2011

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