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Tiny red bugs?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by luvmyEs, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. luvmyEs

    luvmyEs Songster

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    Today I processed 2 birds. The first one I didn't see any bugs on him, but the second one had lots of these tiny red bugs on his legs. I checked a couple of my other chickens and a few have the same thing on their legs and butts. No one is acting sickly and everyone looks healthy otherwise. What are these and how do I get rid of them? I ended up skinning the second roo because it creeped me out.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    If so type red mites in the BYC search bar and you'll get treatment ideas. Good luck to you!
     

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