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will my flock having lice afect them in any way

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cluckcluckluke, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    i noticed that one of my hens has lice so that usually means they all have it i will treat it but does it have any affect on them???
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes the itching drives them crazy and they get no rest.
     
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  3. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

    i really don't see them scratching that much though and there bright and happy
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    They are masters of looking like they are not ill or tired- it is a protection from predators. By the time a chicken looks ill they are in great danger.
     
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