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Hairylayer
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23/06/2015 9:46 am  

While handling a few of my birds last night I discovered some feather lice on them, I have some powder am I ok to dust them when they are sitting eggs?


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buster121
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23/06/2015 4:08 pm  

Yes mate also put some garlic bulbs in water, I use smite liquid kills all nasties, also you could try diamataceous earth a very good product

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Hairylayer
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23/06/2015 6:59 pm  

Garlic in there bath water?
I have put a bath in for them today with salt as a old boy told me that helps or is it a myth?


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23/06/2015 8:20 pm  

id also blow torch the loft then put powder in there boxes i normally do when this happens

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Hairylayer
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23/06/2015 8:50 pm  

Take it the powder won't affect eggs or the youngster I'll have hatching out Friday/Saturday?


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23/06/2015 11:21 pm  

Shouldn't do but if you have any concerns use the diatomaceous earth 110% safe they can even eat it and it will worm them


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