Stick fast fleas on chooks

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by rozziebabe, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. rozziebabe

    rozziebabe New Egg

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    Hi I have isa brown chooks and they have stick fast fleas they are a flea that stick and are very hard to remove. I've used olive oil on their combs to suffocate them but I need to kil the cycle can someone help me on what to do and get?
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds like you are going to have to dust them. Most feed/animal stores will have an appropriate poultry dusting powder & applicator. All bedding needs to be removed, destroyed. Clean the hen-house with bleach solution, then dust down the hen-house with powder. This needs to be repeated in 10-14 days. Good luck! Sue
     
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  5. rozziebabe

    rozziebabe New Egg

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    Hi sue thanks for the info will give it a go
     

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