sevin?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Rooneytune, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Rooneytune

    Rooneytune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Sevin 1 Lb. Insecticide 5% Dust Canister" is this what everyone is referring to for treatment of mites and lice? I have a roo loosing feathers on his neck and I can only assume it is due to bugs....
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yes Sevin 5% is the right stuff.

    Are you sure it is parasites?

    Imp
     
  3. Rooneytune

    Rooneytune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no... but when I originally posted about what could be making him loose feathers, everyone suggested it was probably a bug issue. but I am open to suggestions [​IMG]
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I only asked cause my chickens rarely molted severely, just kind of spotty. One of the places they would lose feathers was on the neck. They would lose a few feathers have a bald spot and immediately start regrowing feathers. I wonder if it is because of the mild climate here. (I see you are just down the road from me). Some people treat preventavely.

    Here's some info about bugs

    http://ohioline.osu.edu/vme-fact/0018.html

    Imp

    btw- I see the sevin 5% on the clearance table at Freddies occasionally.
     
  5. Rooneytune

    Rooneytune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I didn't know that about molting... what ages do they do that? My guy is 4 months old. Other than a "plucked" patch on either side of his neck he is behaving totally normal... eating, drinking, CROWING....etc.
     

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