need some help

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by pooh731, Sep 22, 2015.

  1. pooh731

    pooh731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can sand flea's be chewing on my chickens comb and if so what can I do for her
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Post a pic of comb.
    Several pests can feed on combs...not sure about sand fleas tho.
     
  3. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say yes they can. At the coastal areas (port aransas) sand fleas can be a big problem with animals. And they are horrible to treat(yard wise) because they burrow in the sand and escape the poison you might want to look into flea medication you can put on your chickens. Maybe natural oils. Also i agree post a picture, and are you sure its not some thing else and are sand fleas a problem in your area?
     
  4. pooh731

    pooh731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we went to the river and brought back sand and it has fleas in it and you can feel the fleas jumping and hitting tou on your legs
     
  5. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ewww yeah they are extremely hard tp get rid of because of the sand.
     
  6. pooh731

    pooh731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a pic of her comb,once you open the pic zoom in on it, and you will see what I mean.


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