Suggestions for Spray or Dust for Mites? ? ? ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by greatestgrammie, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. greatestgrammie

    greatestgrammie Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 21, 2008
    Amarillo,Tx 79118
    I've looked through 5 pages of "Most Frequent Questions" and don't see what I'm looking for.

    I've looked through 2-3 websites that address my issue but I'm not sure which product I need to use.
    I am sure I have mites in my hen house and on my birds and I want to spray or dust both. . . are there any suggestions?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
  3. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 17, 2009
    My Coop
    I use Permethrin to spray the coops and Poultry dust or Ivomec Pour on for the birds. You can also use the Tick and Flea spray for dogs.
  4. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I use Diatemacious Earth (DE).
  5. crystalchik

    crystalchik Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2008
    Central Florida
    I havent found that DE works for me very well, but maybe its just me. I use 7-Dust for plants, and you can watch the mites crawl to end of the feather, fall off, and die. Graphic I know, but it just goes to show that it really does work! [​IMG]

    By the way, you can pick that stuff just about anywhere esp at Ace hardware and it should be at any other garden stores. It comes in a shakeable can now.
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2010

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