Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lacyloo, Jul 6, 2007.

  1. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    i waz woundering , i just bought some permethrin to help are mite problem and waz wandering if anyboty has ever used it.? i cant figure out,do you put it in there water ? spray it on there roost.?

    any replies are helpfull

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    What ever you do don't put it in their water. It is a poison!

    "In agriculture, Permethrin is mainly used on cotton, wheat, maize, and alfalfa crops, and is also used to kill parasites on chickens and other poultry. Its use is controversial since, as a broad-spectrum chemical, it kills indiscriminately; as well as the intended pests, it can harm beneficial insects including honey bees, aquatic life[1], and small mammals such as mice." -Wiki

    Sorry I can't help with what you are supposted to do though.
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I always get this one confused with this one.

    Pyrethrum was initially derived from the crushed dried flowers of the daisy Chrysanthemum, whose insecticidal properties have been recognized since the 18th century.

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