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New Member with mite issues

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by EggPopper, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. EggPopper

    EggPopper New Egg

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    Hi! I am from Canada. Hoping to learn lots of new info. from this site. I have layers, turkeys, ducks, guineas and broilers.
    Looking for info on dealing with a mite problem with my layers. What is the best thing to use? Anything without a withdrawal period for the eggs? Any help would be much appreciated!!
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us. I live in Kenya so treatments here are unlikely to be available in Canada so I'll leave any advice to others.

    Ct

    Sorry, I have should have added that you can search for other BYC members near you - they may be better suited to advise you.
     
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  3. EggPopper

    EggPopper New Egg

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    Thanks! Just a little confusing learning how to navigate this site!
     
  4. UlmerChickens

    UlmerChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC,
    You've come to the right place.
    If you have any specific questions be sure to ask because that is what BYC is all about.
    I am not an expert in that area but be sure to check out the learning center they may have an answer to your question.
    Good Luck!
    And...[​IMG].
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC & Merry Christmas! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us.

    But sorry about your mite issue. You should explore the learning center : https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/maintaining-a-healthy-flock

    There's a couple of articles on mites there. But I don't think they mention egg withdrawal times.

    You should consider posting the question under emergencies : https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures

    And hopefully someone with experience can give you the best advice.


    I once had that info from our County Agent, but cannot locate it, so sorry.

    Good luck with the dilemma.
     
  7. EggPopper

    EggPopper New Egg

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    Thanks. I did post it there. Being new I am just trying to figure this site out. There is a lot of stuff here!
     
  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    It can be overwhelming - I'm still finding new things here nearly daily...[​IMG]
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Can you answer this question on treatment of mites and effect on egg consumption?
     
  10. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Two of my best friends were from Saskatchewan, Canada. I really miss them dearly.

    Above post to see if one of our better chicken health informed folks can offer specifics and advice.


    I found the County Agent's emails I mentioned, but there was never an answer on mites except they were difficult to eradicate.[​IMG]
     

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