What are symptoms for mites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by binza1979, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. binza1979

    binza1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can it cause a clogged butt? I think my old english game bantam hen has mites. I brought her inside to clean her butt and found super tiny black bugs crawling on my hands.

    Sevin dust the solution?

    Thanks!
     
  2. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Luckily I haven't had to deal with lice or mites yet, but here is a link I keep on hand with some great information about identification of and treatment for both of these pests. Hopefully once you clean her up and eliminate the pests, she'll have no more issues. Hope this helps, and best of luck to you with this [​IMG]
    http://ohioline.osu.edu/vme-fact/0018.html
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It makes sense that it could. Mites can drink a lot of blood.
     
  4. binza1979

    binza1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up some Sevin dust and will dust in the next few days.

    Do I need to avoid the eggs laid for the next little while? If so, how long?
     

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