Mite Question?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cluckcluckluke, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    When dusting Mites how many times do I have to do it and how many day between each dusting.

    Also I am aware I have the mites that live on the hens so I have to clean and wash down the roost and nesting shed.
    But do I have to do this every time i individually dust my chickens or will just the once do it?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It is recommended you dust the birds and clean the coop at the same time, then repeat the whole process in 10 days. It's not unusual to have to repeat this again. Be sure to get the undersides of the roosts and any cracks. Liquid Seviin can help with this.

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

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    The link you gave me says 2 weeks not 10 days??
     
  4. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    The mites I have are living on the chickens and in their nest boxing material.
     

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