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Please help me identify this tiny bug that bites me

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KaleIAm, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. KaleIAm

    KaleIAm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a flock of 6 pampered ducks in Western Washington. When I hang out in their areas, and especially when the ducks walk on me, I get bitten by these little bugs. It is startlingly sharp, stingy and painful. Are they lice?

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  2. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like no-see-ums. A very pesky tiny fly that is a horror for horses. They like wet, damp areas.
     
  3. KaleIAm

    KaleIAm Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks! Do you think these are bothering my ducks too? Do you know how to get rid of them? I can't seem to find treatment options.
     

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