Just found lice larve and eggs on my hens. Feather loss and decrease in egg production has been happening for a month, thought they were molting...so stupid of me. Anyway I have a plan of action on the coop and dusting the birds. My question is: I have a dog kennel with ten 4 week old chicks that are in my "clean area" of the coop. They do not come in contact with the other birds or the bedding. Do I need to treat them for lice as well? The nesting boxes, then a piece of cardboard seperate their cage from the rest of the birds. Thanks for all the great posts on lice here. I am so totally grossed out!! BUT at least I know what to do.