Red Mite

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Berley, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. Berley

    Berley Hatching

    Jul 18, 2013
    Morning, i am having problems with my chickens i have lost one and losing one other and this morning found red mite, please can someone advise me how i get rid of them as i have always been careful when cleaning the coop always use Jays fluid. aia just dont know what else to do it seems that i am slowly losing my chickens one by one for some reason or another.
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Crowing

    Jul 9, 2009
    Jeyes Fluid is OK for a general clean... however, it will not rid your chickens nor their coop from mites.

    You will need to use sevin or permethryn to eradicate the mites.

    You can spray the chicken coop with liquid permethryn... get into all the nooks and crannies ( where the mites hide )... clean nesting boxes and use powder to dust your chickens... under wings and vent area especially thoroughly.

    Repeat treatment in 7 - 10 days.

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