1. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Dover
    To protect from preadators we had to lay down chicken wire and landscape paper on the floor of our coop (we have a ton of stuff that can dig in near us) We layed hay down on the floor but now I am worried about mites. My mom suggested a bucket of sand, but is there anything else to help prevent this???
     
  2. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jul 30, 2008
    Missouri
    Adams flea and tick spray with a growth inhibitor. The stuff works for about three months.
    I have been using it for a while, no lice, mite or even scaley leg mites on my birds.
     
  3. LovinMyHensInNC!

    LovinMyHensInNC! Chillin' With My Peeps

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