Little bugs on my chickens!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by asianchicken, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. asianchicken

    asianchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    THere are these little black and brownish tiny mite things on my chickens. The chickens now have a pretty big patch of red skin on their backs with no feathers in the patch. How do I get rid of these pests?! Please help![​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:You'll probably need to treat them with poultry dust or sevin 5% or something similar. Completely clean and treat the coop and living areas. Then retreat in about 10 days. Here's some info:

    http://ohioline.osu.edu/vme-fact/0018.html

    Good luck
    Imp
     
  3. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sevin dust, bu sure to clean out the coop and dust it too.
     

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