Poultry protector?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by CindyS, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. CindyS

    CindyS Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    Has anyone heard of or used a spray called poultry protector? Farm and fleet carries it and I was trying to read the directions but did not have my glasses on. You spray the bedding and the roosts only? not the birds? did not buy it because I need something to put on the birds. How does it work?
  2. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    South Carolina
    Poultry Protector - For use on the bird, on their bedding and surrounding grounds
    i googled it, sounds like a great natural product, thanks for the alternative to chemicals.
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

    May 8, 2007
    I've heard of it. I have no idea how it works, though. What I originally read from the company that makes it, sure didn't explain much. That doesn't mean it doesn't work, but their inability to provide more information on how it works, made me make other choices. Let us know if you try it and tell us how you like it, ok? I don't know anyone that's tried it.
  4. pollitaroja

    pollitaroja In the Brooder

    Jul 9, 2012
    Tampa, Florida
    I had bad problems with some bugs sticking to the heads eating the soft feathers and also ruining their combs. My solution after loosing 5 egg layers and 3 bantams is oregano oil
    I'd tried on the last white silkie left. I soak some Qtips and spread where the criters are stuck
    I did this 3 times (three days) and she is clean. Those bugs also jump on people and bite.
    I bought Poultry cleaner to use it as a back up and also to spray around the run and coop.
    I will use on the new chicks probably in a month or so, they are only three and one week old

  5. polishlace chik

    polishlace chik Hatching

    Jun 5, 2015
    I was unsure about using it also, so my local Tractor Supply Store suggested I try Permethins solutions. It concentrated and you mix with water to make more applications. Then spray your chickens wherever the infestation is. Then she suggested to spread Diatomaceous Dirt in the coop area to keep them in check. I have seen comments where they mention that chicken mites do not affect humans, but I found that not to be true. I have had them crawl on me and bite me, and unfortunately managed to carry them from my clothes to my bedroom which caused quite a problem.
  6. lynnehd

    lynnehd Songster

    Jan 1, 2015
    Vancouver, Wa.

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