TINEY BUGS ON *MY* BANTY MOMS VENT!?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mahsmaj, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What could these be??? They are very tiny... and I tried washing them off with warm water but they were back the next day... they arent anywhere else on my little momma but the vent is where they all are... Does anyone know what these is and how to treat them???
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2008
  2. junebug7334

    junebug7334 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lice? What color are they?
     
  3. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are sort of whitish clearish... [​IMG]
     
  4. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    somebody better tell bantymum! [​IMG]

    Sounds like lice! There are good ways to treat it- hopefully someone with good advice will show up here soon!
     
  5. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not Bantymum... My bantam cochin... I call her Banty Mom
     
  6. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not Bantymum... My bantam cochin... I call her Banty Mom

    I know... sorry, couldn't resist that visual ... [​IMG]
     
  7. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2008
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    LOL Woah! Thanks for that! [​IMG]
     
  8. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know... sorry, couldn't resist that visual ... [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    LOL!!! thats hilarious!!! No offense Bantymum....
     
  9. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're very welcome. [​IMG] i aim to please. [​IMG]
     
  10. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    found this:

    Wash the area well, then coat thickly with Vaseline to smother the buggers -- for a minor infestation.

    Use Permethrin dust - I think you have to clean everything and sprinkle it round all over?

    Do you use DE regularly in coop and run?
     

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