what's best please help....

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

  1. rjr

    rjr New Egg

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    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

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    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

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    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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