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Using Virgin Coconut oil to get rid of lice

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by A HappyHenLover, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. A HappyHenLover

    A HappyHenLover Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 9, 2013
    SE Wisconsin
    Has anyone used unrefined virgin coconut oil to rid chickens of lice?

    Thank You for any help that give
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    It doesn't get rid of the lice but makes for great "Coconut Chicken". [​IMG]
    1 person likes this.
  3. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 6, 2008
    Northern California
    Regimented premise treatment, and topical treatment when there's an infestation prevents re-infestation. Pyrethrine or Rabon based insecticides are the most effective and safe when label directions are followed.

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