please help what does lices look like. found some on my CX hens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chick_magnet, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. chick_magnet

    chick_magnet Songster

    May 25, 2010
    I have 11 CXs hens. when i went out this evening i saw really small worm looking creating crawling on their skins. Is this lices? what can i do? can it spread to my other chickens?

  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I dont know of any wormlike lice or mites that would be crawling on the skin unless there's a wound or feces that contained maggots. You need to thoroughly and visually inspect your chickens for injuries and/or lice and mites.
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2010

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