Mites/Lice questions! (fun stuff) Help is appreciated!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Peachesbabychick, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everyone,

    I know this is probably in the wrong section but I'm posting it here anyway! I find that the "Managing your flock people" are more helpful thats all.

    Anyway, I have recently had a lice, mites problem with my girls.... I am going to bathe them on Mon. I have DE, 10% permethrin liquid, and Poultry Dust (also with 10% permethrin) So... here are my questions:

    1: for the bath, I am going to use 3 wash tubs.... which one should have the permethrin dip in it? The 3rd one?

    2: How much 10% permethrin solution do I mix with the water? What ratio?

    3: What should I do (with the products I have) to get rid of any mites/lice in my coop? How often do I repeat this?

    Any help or advice is greatly appreciated!

    Thanks so much,

    -Peaches
     

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