Mite issues. Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kirstie1978, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. Kirstie1978

    Kirstie1978 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 22, 2010
    I went out this morning my bluebell had poop all down her back end, I checked and sh she. Listers of eggs and riddled with mites, I check them regularly and this has appeared in 2 days. I have sprayed with frontline and covered with diatomaceous earth. The other 2 are fine a couple of mites but nothing like this. What else can I do? I have cut off as many of her underside feathers as I can to remove the mite clusters and poop. Was that ok?
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    I think you've done a good job so far. The Frontline should eliminate the mites on all the birds within a few days.

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