Mites on older birds

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ozark Chicken, May 17, 2010.

  1. Ozark Chicken

    Ozark Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The new coop is built and ready for birds. Old coop is a damp muddy floor mess. We noticed mites on some of my older birds. New coop has fresh bedding (dried wood chips) and a liberal amount of DE spread around everywhere. Can I put DE directly on the bird or do I need to get poultry sevin to dust the hens with before putting them in the new coop???
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    You need to use sevin dust on all your chickens as well as both old and new coops to completely eliminate the mites. Redust everything in about 10 days.
     
  3. watersoflethe

    watersoflethe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck
     
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  4. Ozark Chicken

    Ozark Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That sounded ominous. LOL
    I was raised in corona and norco many many many moons ago. Back in the day when it was orange groves and alfalfa fields. Back when Norco was still known as North Corona.
     

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