Mites--Ivermectin or poultry dust?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chrys64moore, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. chrys64moore

    chrys64moore Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 12, 2012
    Hi all---my new chickens have mites/lice and I'm wondering which would be more effective, pour-on Ivermectin on the skin or poultry dust? And if I want to try both, how long should I wait after one before trying the other? Thanks for your help!
  2. War Chicken

    War Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2011
    Ivermectin would be more effective. Concurrent use should be fine since the dust is topical and the ivermectin is the only drug in the system in meaningful quantities.

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