1. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello one of my hens has red mites do i need to remove her from the flock.? BUt still have not be a misfit? Pease help.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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  3. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the info on it I realy didmt know if I should trear just her or the flock, thank you.
     
  4. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Help the mites are thick on the butt of some of my hens. Should I trim the feathers down for the DE to reach the skin?
     
  5. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would be best to use sevins dust.
     
  6. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, does it work like DE?
     
  7. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    DE will not rid them of mites...

    As pwand says...use Sevin Dust or Permethryn...either will treat the mite infestation...you will also have to re-treat the chickens, housing and including nesting boxes again in 7-10 days to eradicate any hatching eggs from the mites.
     

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