New baby chick with mites

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SumPeach77, May 30, 2017.

  1. SumPeach77

    SumPeach77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Noticed mites on my broodies and started treatment with poultry dust. Now I think the newly hatched chick has them because I still see mites everywhere! What can I use?
     
  2. JaeG

    JaeG Overrun With Chickens

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    If you aren't intending to eat any you could get some Vetafarm Avian Insect Liquidator. It's safe to use on newly hatched finch chicks so safe for chicken chicks. I've used it on my girls when I had an outbreak. It gives up to 6 weeks protection, which helps you get on top of the population hiding in your coop. While cleaning the coop I sprayed it on some mites out of interest. They stopped moving very quickly.
     
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  3. SumPeach77

    SumPeach77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I'll look up a place to buy.
     

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