small trasparent pale bugs on eggs....mites?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dehave, May 16, 2008.

  1. dehave

    dehave Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2008
    Broody is on her nest 14 days into setting on duck eggs. I was candling tonight and saw a couple teensy pale translucent greenish bugs on the eggs. are these mites? I am trying to find DE but can't seem to find food grade locally. I guess I will have to order. It's not too late to dust is it?
  2. Beekissed

    Beekissed Flock Master

    I've seen bird lice but I don't recall any green ones. They are kind of translucent grey/brown.

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