Would this work for leg mite prevention?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Ericasl, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2008
    The Dalles OR
    I have been doing some reading about leg mites and prevention. I was reading about putting olive oil on there legs or some sort of grease or mineral oil ect. Would it work to use like a cooking spray and just spray there legs?? We dust with DE for bugs why could you not just spray legs down with a cooking spray to keep things in check. They make all kinds now. It just seems handy to spray there legs once a month or so to keep them away.
  2. Karlachix

    Karlachix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2008
    It seems like it could work as long as there were no additives in the oil. I wonder if you would get a thick enough coating, though? Would the aerosol noise and feel scare the birds?

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