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Re: parrot mites-Mark

Posted by Alison on 6/18/06
(5) Comments

    On 6/16/06, mark wrote:
    > Hi Ray what kind of mite are you talking about. feather
    > mites ,body mites. You can use Sevin dust. Its for plants
    > and you can buy it the garden section of some stores.Ive
    > used it on chickens and pigions.Dust under the wings,like
    > the arm pit and under the base of the tail. Rub it in a
    > little. Clean cages well.These mites come from dirty
    > cages.You may want to repeat in a couple weeks but once
    > should be anought.Oh I would do all your birds even if some
    > dont show the mites. mark
    The active ingrediant in Sevin is CARBARYL. Please read this
    link on it. After reading it, do you still want to put that
    chemical on your bird? -Alison-