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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pobutt, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Pobutt

    Pobutt Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I decided to join because I'm a very new chicken owner and don't have a clue what I'm doing. We're already infested with the Northern fowl mite and I'm trying to get new ideas for a new roost and droppings board because we are spending way too much money in shavings. We have 30 chickens.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Pobutt
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Are you using diatomacious earth?

    Once a week I would spray the roosts and then I'd start putting vaseline (I've also heard that hairspray works) on their legs every other night.


    By the way.

    WELCOME TO BYC!!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  3. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lakeport, Ca.
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  4. Pobutt

    Pobutt Out Of The Brooder

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    Mahonri,
    What is diatomacious earth? What is it used for? Thanks for the welcome.
    Pobutt
     
  5. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Welcome from North Carolina![​IMG]
     
  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Madisonville, TN
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  7. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
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  8. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 7, 2008
    Durant, OK
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  9. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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