Mites

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by jonesinidaho, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. jonesinidaho

    jonesinidaho New Egg

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    Help!! I have a major mite infestation. I am not necessarily looking for a natural remedy (although it would be nice) but just need something effective! I've seen stuff about DE and i know how to clean the coop well...but what about the birds themselves? It is bad enough that i has begun to affect egg production I think.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Get some permethrin spray.

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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    DE will not treat the coop or the birds.

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  4. Folly's place

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    x2! Permethrin spray and/ or dust, wearing a N95 dust mask. Mary
     
  5. casportpony

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