White tiny bugs on eggs

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by phelpcd1, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. phelpcd1

    phelpcd1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found our 4th egg this morning and picked it up, but it had about 8-10 tiny little white bugs crawling on it. I squished them or knocked them off, but wondering what these are? They don't fit the description I've read of mites or lice. This is the first time I've seen them. I plan on dusting in some DE today - Thelma seems to be too big for the next boxes we built so she is just laying in a corner of the coop. I will dust all the bedding with DE to see if that helps any, but hoping someone knows what these bugs are??
     
  2. kitten6566

    kitten6566 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it might be larvae from a fly.
     

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