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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:18 pm 
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Proud Rooster
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I have treated my whole flock with moxidectin plus after with holding water for a day.
It's quiet weg here so I wanted to make sure they were really thirsty.

Some of the birds have lice eggs on the feathers around their vents.

Should i be removing these feathers? If yes, is there a nice way to do this?

Help please


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:44 pm 
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Use a pair of small (nail or embroidery) scissors and cut off the eggs close to the skin rather than leaving them to hatch. Still do a follow up Moxi in about 2 weeks.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:49 pm 
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I have done 2 doses 14 days apart. I will remove feathers and treat again.

It's a constant cycle here. With holding all the eggs means the dogs are happy but I'm not!!

Thanks for your help


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