PLEASE HELP!!!! Mites on Newborns and hatching eggs


Jan 17, 2021
As a previous post stated I realized I had mites under a broody hen. When I treated the first time (spinosad) the broody broke and I cleaned the eggs very well and put them in an incubator. They are hatching today. 5 in total. 1 out 2 zipping and 2 that haven't pipped. I just got done treating for mites again today. My 7 year old felt like she needed to be right in the middle of it. Usuallly it wouldn't matter but when I went to take a shower my 7 year old decided it would be a good idea to hold the hatched chick. So now I might have to deal with shrink wrap in the morning. The reason I am writing though is after I got everything back together and ok I noticed a stupid mite on one of the eggs. These chicks have to be raised inside and the last thing I need is mites all over my house. I have been using spinosad in the form of Jacks Dead Bug .5 concentrate 6 ounces to a gallon of water. I have also used a little of the Jacks Dead Bug powder in dust baths. I sprayed the coop thoroughly inside and out and dipped the chickens to their necks in the remaining solution. It is helping as my mite load is way lower than it was. Can I treat the newborns the same way and maybe stick them back in the incubator until they are dry? Also, my chickens have free run in my backyard. Should I treat the entire back yard or does treating the chickens and coop only work efficiently? Thank you so much in advance.
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It really stinks that absolutely no one responded. I had to take them out of the incubator. One just hatched and they were picking on the new baby badly. I ended up brushing them with a lice comb dipped in a neem oil solution. I'll write what happens here in case someone has a similar problem because apparently no one could help.
I currently have the same problem 😮‍💨 except the chicks are still under the broody only hatched today... I think I'll wait until she comes off the nest a day or 2 then dip her clean and spray the coop then just lightly spray the chicks with pyrethrin spray can't get dust down here (Aus)... then I'll dip everyone else and clean and spray all their coops 😬 it'll be a big day lol
There is no safe dose for newly hatched chicks.Do only at the risk of losing them all.
In that case I'll just leave them and hope the residue on mum is enough to keep them off the chicks. If I don't do mum, she and the chicks are going to get hammered anyway as the coops are right beside each other and I have 20+ birds.
I think it's a damned if you do, damned if you don't case
I wonder if the wet weather has brought them on as I've not had this issue for 12+ months.
Had some major flooding down here day before yesterday now getting hot summer days

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