Teeny-Tiny bug dilema-HELP!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Ilovemyladies!, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chirping

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    When I was doing a deep clean of my coop on Friday evening I felt something crawling on me. I looked down at my hands and saw teeny tiny skin-colored bugs. There were about five or six on my hands so I brushed them off. When I went out Saturday morning to feed them I felt the bugs again. I had picked up the feed scoop & it was covered. Now everytime I go out to check on the gals or feed them I get covered. When I come into the house I have to take a shower to rinse them off. It makes me mad because I usually go out about three or four times a day.[​IMG] I don't wanna shower four times a day! I am not sure if they are on the chickens but it's a possibility. Please help because I am not sure what they are and how to get rid of them.

    Thanks a lot,
    Shannon [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    It sounds as if you have an infestation of mites.
     
  3. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chirping

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    How would I get rid of them??
     

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