treating hen house perches for leg mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Snack Giver, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. Snack Giver

    Snack Giver Songster

    May 7, 2011
    Hi. How should I treat the perches? I worked hard to find and custom cut 3 natural tree limbs and mounted them up high in the hen house. So I don't want to just throw them out.

    Q: Can I apply something like kerosine or gasoline to the perches? I don't even know if the perches have mites on them or not, but 1 of my birds has leg mites that we have been treating with vaseline for 2 weeks now. I'm replacing the nest box shavings. Thanks.
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Glen St Mary, Florida
    Purchase Nu-Stock at your feedstore and put it on your perches and on your chickens feet and legs for scaley leg mites. Shake it well before administering.

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