How To Bathe A Chicken for Mites, Lice and Other Pests

If you own chickens for poultry or to have fresh eggs at home, the last thing you want is a case of mites, lice, or other pests taking over your coop.  If you think that there is a pest problem in your coop, you need to act immediately to treat the pests and prevent them from returning.

How do you bathe a chicken for mites, lice, and other pests?  Knowing how to bathe a chicken only part of what is needed to eliminate this infestation.

How to Bathe a Chicken for Mites, Lice, and Other Pests

Since there are many variations of mites and lice, the solution will differ depending on what kind of pests your chicken has encountered.

What Are the Mites and Lice that Affect Poultry?

Mites and lice are usually brought in by another chicken that you didn’t know was infected, which in turn spread the infestation to the entire flock.

Symptoms That Your Chickens Have Mites, Lice or Other Pets

– Restless behavior or running around frantically – Weight loss – Redness of the skin or dried blood on their skin

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