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redmite problems.. arghhh

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by danniboi1990, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im having problems! redmite have raided my coop.. today i bought some jeys fluid. anybody no any better ways of getting rid of the pests? ive tried powders/sprays the lot.. they just dont die [​IMG] i absolutely hate them!!!
     
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    you could put ivermectin drops on them and keep treating there living space [​IMG]
     
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:That's what I would do. I use Eprinex topically, remove all bedding from the coop and dust or spray making sure to get into all the nooks and crannies where they hide. They can be hard to get rid off once you've got them. I use the Eprinex and poultry dust for the coop as a preventative.
     
  4. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use a powder as a preventative also.. maybe change the brand to that one!! where did u get ur ivermectin drops from.. ive only ever used the injectable one (being a veterinary nurse). i know u can use the injectable one topically. but did you get yours in a different form? from ur local veterinary practice? thanks by the way guys [​IMG]
     
  5. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi all, me again. i killed them all [​IMG] i found that the best way to get wrid of them all is to varnish the interior of the coop with thick gloss/varnish. This seals the little buggers in the cracks in the wood.. it also keeps all the surfaces in the coop smooth so they havnt got anywhere to hide! mwahahahaha!!!! then i just used preventative measures like powders/sprays etc [​IMG]
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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