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Lice and Mites

Lice and mites are common poultry pests. They feed on the blood, feathers, skin, or scales of the bird.
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Hidden Health Problems: Chicken Lice and Mites - Backyard Poultry Hidden Health Problems: Chicken Lice and Mites - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites It's inevitable. Someday, no matter how careful you are or how clean you keep things, you're going to find chicken lice, mites, or both on your birds and in your coop.
Hidden Health Problems: Chicken Lice and Mites - Backyard Poultry Hidden Health Problems: Chicken Lice and Mites - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites It's inevitable. Someday, no matter how careful you are or how clean you keep things, you're going to find chicken lice, mites, or both on your birds and in your coop.
Mites and Lice are an Unpleasant Fact About Chicken Keeping That Can Be Treated and Prevented
The Truth About Chickens and Bugs There is a common belief that free ranging chickens will rid a yard of pesky insects, snails, slugs and ticks. Many think that a flock of chickens converts pests into eggs, meat, and fertilizer. It is important to remember that chickens are opportunistic omnivores who spend hours combing the yard for edible tidbits.They scratch through leaves, tall grass, and garden mulch looking for bugs.