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Just noticed a few lice on my laying hen today - yuck! Wondered how the DE treatment worked Asia.... any luck?
Laura, if you have more DE to spare, I'd love to buy a bit off you. Anyone else with experience or comments, would love to hear from you too!
I read on backyardchickens.com that lice can't live off the body of the bird, so do I need to worry about doing the whole coop sterilization thing, like I'd need to do if they were mites? I assume if the one hen has them, the other two likely do as well? They aren't as friendly and I've never been able to pick them up, so treating them would be more difficult!
What's in delousing powder? I'm 9 1/2 months pregnant and don't really wanna touch the chemically stuff at the moment....where would I find it if I were to use it? Will Diatomaceous Earth do the trick as well, or is it only as a preventative? I've heard mixed info on that.