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mites on my chicken information please

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by adriennehearts, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. adriennehearts

    adriennehearts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chicken has orange bugs on her and im guessing its mites

    will my chicken die

    will it wont lay eggs cuz of mites


    can u tell me how to get rid of them my store doesint sell chicken mite spray!!

    and i dont have a credit card or money on internet help!!

    me chicken is pecking at herse;f all the time its sad
     
  2. BaronRenfrew

    BaronRenfrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep its mites: the chicken will likely stop laying and begin pulling out her feathers in irritation. Not urgent, she'll be uncomfortable but can live a few weeks like this. It's a spray and a powder that you put near vent and under wings, she will spread it around while grooming. Better yet put into dust where they take a dust bath. http://ohioline.osu.edu/vme-fact/0018.html http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080117192924AA8KFCM

    Sevin
    powder you should be able to get at a hardware or feed store.
     

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