Ok silly question, I know, but...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Billyj, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. Billyj

    Billyj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How often do I need to treat a chicken for lice? I doused him real good today with seven dust. I also removed all the bedding from his roosting area, spread it in there, put new shavings, and sprinkled more on top of that. He is a JG, and not very happy when I did it, but oh well he will just have to deal with it. I am not going to put him in with the rest of the flock, until I am dang sure they are gone. It was hard enough to do 1, and I refuse to do it to 30 more. When do I need to do it again or is this 1 time enough? thanks for any help.

    <------- By the way, that is him in the avatar pic.
     
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  2. XxKiki_Bantam_BreederxX

    XxKiki_Bantam_BreederxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    two times, 7 to 10 days apart.

    Source: Hobby Farms Magazine; Chickens
     
  3. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    10 days later than the first time ;D
     
  4. Billyj

    Billyj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    As the others have stated, 10 days... you also have to redust his coop in 10 days.
     

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