new pullets with lice

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by colliechicks, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. colliechicks

    colliechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just picked up 3 12wk old pullets yesterday, have them in a varikennel and was looking them over...full of lice! i dusted with permethrin poultry dust..my girls have never had this problem..how long do i wait before they can be integrated into the flock..do they need more than one treatment?
     
  2. jjrabbit2

    jjrabbit2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes treat them twice if not 3 times 7-10 days apart so that when the eggs hatch you get them too. The dust does not get the eggs. More than one treatment is necessary.
     

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