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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:37 pm 
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hi, ive had a poor broody covered in mites before and it was awful,now I have a hen sitting on fertile eggs and I'm wondering if she gets mites can I spray her just that id be worried the spray might make its way into the eggs and cause problems.should I be worried about that
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:47 pm 
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Don't wait for the "if she gets mites" - better to clean nestbox out now and sprinkle with Pestene or even ag-lime - new nesting material, dust hen with Pestene and a couple of drops of a topical - something like ivermectin - maybe also worm with Avitrol tablets - then you've covered all bases without the drama of trying to treat her the day before hatching. (Pestene won't affect the eggs).

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:51 pm 
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Agree! Do it now. It shouldn’t deter her from sitting.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:25 pm 
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thanks for that info guys

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