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Problems with stick tight fleas

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by chickenzoo, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Been battling problems with stick tight fleas at the new farm......very bad.....even my guinea have them.....but I noticed out of all my chickens, the only chickens on the ground that do not have any on them are my two Turkens.
    So the chickens with the least amount of feathers have No fleas...which are fleas that only like to attach to bear skin. I wish I knew what they had that the fleas didn't like...... Id give it to everyone.....lol
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Thank you....I've tried all kinds of stuff.....
    Dusting.....spraying....dipping..... Swat. .....frontline...... Everything....and they keep coming back. I am going to raise all my LF pens up off the ground and have them on wooden slate floors till I can.come up with something. Hoping when I can turn 16 acres to pasture the fleas will leave.
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    found this...
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/287362/raised-duck-pen-w-plastic-pond-and-pvc-drain-photos
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Last edited: Jan 15, 2013

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