Mites aren't moving on chicken???

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by SweetJoy7, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. SweetJoy7

    SweetJoy7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! Our chickens had some northern fowl mites. We tried various products including poultry shield, sevin dust, poultry dust, garlic, and others. We checked one of our hen's vent feathers and they are black from weeks ago when she had the mites. The thing is, the mites are not moving. Are they still alive? They have not been laying, but some aren't completely healthy and this is the 4th winter for others. Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you so much!
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Mites are more difficult to control in that they have resistance to a lot of things used traditionally. If you don't receive a better answer, I would contact your Extension Agent on Monday and bet they can provide you with what to use and how to apply.
     
  3. SweetJoy7

    SweetJoy7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.
     

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