mitey hens...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by yellowrunningdog, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. yellowrunningdog

    yellowrunningdog Hatching

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    New to raising hens, with 3 layers: Ruby the Rhode Island Red, Tiger the Buff Orphington, and Nana the White Orphington. They stopped laying when it got very hot suddenly a week ago. Now I fear they have mites as I just found dirty feathers around their derrieres. Til now has been a great joy to see them explore around my garden, listening to them vocalize. Married, 2 kids in college, also garden, hike, ski, kayak.
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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  3. Cacciatore

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  5. NonnasBabies

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  8. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chirping

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    Also Newbie from NC. Welcome. Farmers around here swear by wood ash spread around parts of coop/run that won't get wet as mite preventative.
     
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