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nothing dire, just have leg mites and want to know can i use neem oil?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by craftbug1021, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. craftbug1021

    craftbug1021 In the Brooder

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    I am going to use veg oil on their legs tonight but when I clean the pen wanted to know if I should use Neem oil, or just the clorox water everyone suggests. Clorox just seems so harsh to me, I know to dilute it, but wondered if anyone used neem and if it would hurt them.....
     

  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

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    I haven't heard anything bad about neem oil, but I haven't personally used it either.
     
  3. debid

    debid Crowing

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    I pre-treated the roost with neem (used part of a dead tree) and was just searching for info on applying neem directly to birds for mites. I think my mom's chickens have more going on than just molting.

    Anyone?
     
  4. Ive always heard to use Vaseline, after a warm water soak.
     

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