Sevin dust...5% dust at walmart ok for lice?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Teresaann24, May 17, 2009.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I was lookng today at sevin dust 5% dust at walmart would it be ok to get to dust my chickens with for lice?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I dont use it myself, but many do use the 5% Sevin for treating lice. Just dont get it in their face/nares/eyes.
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    So it would be ok just as long as I don't get it in their eyes or nose?
     
  4. iblost

    iblost New Egg

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    NO.Sevin dust is not recommended for use on/around animals. It can be used around the house (ie: baseboards, cracks, any holes, etc)...leave sit for approx 3 days then sweep into cracks or vacuum ALL the dust up. So it's away from pet exposure. You can make a liquid concentrate and spray just enough to moisten on the carpet, furniture, etc. and let dry, then wipe up any residue. Use approx 1 cup of powder to 1 gallon hot water.
     

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