what's best please help....

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by rjr, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. rjr

    rjr New Egg

    Aug 9, 2011
    Hi Everyone, yesterday to my disgust i noticed one of my hen was very dirtty so i picked her up to look her over and ................she was crawling with lice ..i believe them to be chicken crawling lice , they were yellowish lice and there was pea sizes clumps of white egg clusters at the base of her feathers, poor girl . i have been keeping chickens for abou 8 years and never seen this before. I have checked the other 3 girls and there is no sign of lice on them. What product is best to treat these things they are horrible!! many thanks
  2. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    Portland, tennessee
    Try Sevin Dust.
    I usually dust them with it every now and then, make sure to get vent area, under wings, and neck around waddles.
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    Pat the butt,neck,and under wing area with sevin.You could also use a flea tick spray that has the same active ingredient.

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