Oregon

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by DuckLady, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. Zanna

    Zanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not believe Oxine kills bugs but it is a fantastic disinfectant. I use it to clean my incubators, brooders, etc.
     
  2. peepacheep

    peepacheep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank-you Zanna! That is great to know.
     
  3. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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  4. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I have found that mites and fleas are inevitable as well, no matter how much I clean the coop. I dust with Sevin about 2x a year, or whenever I see them on the birds.... I check them often now and I have taken care of the worst of them... at first, I really didn't want to use Pesticides, but after trying a million other things, I decided to bite the bulllet and use the stuff. Itss just easier to manage and control the issue when you have a large flock. If I only had 2 or 3 birds, I would try to be more organic about it, but bathing and Poultry Protector on 25+ birds is just too much work and maintenance.
     
  5. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    If you have chickens you have mites or lice usually lice. I have/had them and when someone say I don't have them I usually pick up their bird and find one... usually. I dust about 3 times a year and as needed but I have anywhere from 30 to 200 birds at one time.
     
  6. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Just wanted to let you all know that I recently started a new business, and if anyone is unhappy with their current telecom services (home phone, cellular service, television, internet, home security) or if you're paying too much, I'd love it if you'd give me a chance to get you a better deal (or confirm that you're getting a smoking deal with your current carrier).

    Example: Flash Wireless cellular service, uses the Sprint network, unlimited talk, text, and data, with NO credit checks and NO contracts, all for $59.99 a month. 4G available for $10 more / month.

    My business website: themckees.acndirect.com

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  7. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    How old do chicks need to be before you can dust them with Sevin? I have some 4 week olds, and they have bugs. I want to dust them, but don't want to do it if they are too young....
     
  8. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    I've done 4 week old Silkies before...
     
  9. countrybuffs

    countrybuffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it O.K. to put something on here that is not chicken related? For all the members that live in or near Portland?
     
  10. Totalcolour

    Totalcolour Chillin' With My Peeps

    It absolutely Must be chicken related, like this . . .​



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