Using might powder?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emmarouth17, Jul 31, 2016.

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    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens ark is infested with red might I've put might powder in them but its so dusty I'm worried that it could lead to problems with the hens breathing is might powder the best way to kill red mights?
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Which mite powder are you using? Red mites are hard to kill since they also live in the cracks and crevices of the coop and only come out at night to get on the birds and feed. You can dust the coop and the birds with a powder like Sevin and then repeat again in a week to kill all the new ones that will have hatched. Or Ivermectin will kill any biting mites so you could treat them with that instead.
     
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    emmarouth17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Great thanks
     

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