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My 3 week old peeps have some kind of bugs, I think.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Julez21, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Julez21

    Julez21 Out Of The Brooder

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    My 3 week old peeps have some kind of bugs, I think. They are always pecking at themselves and they actually look like they're molting!! What can I do that is safe? I've never had this problem before...:( Thank you......
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Have you checked for lice and mites?
     
  3. Julez21

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    I just notice that they are always pecking at themselves. I know this is gross, but there's skinny brown tiny slivered bugs on my tables....:O(
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    They have lice. Go get some permethrin spray or dust.
     
  5. Julez21

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    Can I get it at any pet store?
     
  6. Julez21

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    How do I apply it?
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Most feed stores will have it.
     
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