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Re: 5 % yes and I do this.

Posted by Debbie on 6/25/07
(13) Comments

    Thanks for all of the help :0)
    I put some the nest boxes and mixed it with the shavings the other
    Thanks to all again

    On 6/23/07, Scott wrote:
    > On 6/21/07, Debbie wrote:
    >> OH, see now I never thought about Seven dust for the mosquitos
    >> either. Here in Calif west niles is already going on and kinda
    >> close by. Knock on wood it doesnt get too bad here or all over
    >> this year. We have a big KOI pond and its loaded with mosquito
    >> minnows that eat the larva.
    >> Thanks for the info as well :0)
    >> Debbie
    >> On 6/21/07, Ricky wrote:
    >>> On 6/21/07, LindaC in OK wrote:
    >>>> On 6/20/07, Debbie wrote:
    >>>>> I have just heard from 2 different people lately that they
    >>>>> use seven dust 5&37; lightly in nest boxes to control
    >>>> mites.
    >>>>> I just wanted to see what others said on this so I can be
    >>>>> sure and tell the others its good or not.
    >>>>> Thanks for any info.
    >>>>> Debbie
    >>>> When setting up nest boxes early spring first they are
    >>>> dusted with the Sevin then about 2" of aspen wood shaving
    >>>> put in for tiels and quakers. With the aviary here
    >>>> outside/inside I knew I had to do a preventative thingey and
    >>>> ran it by my vet and she said it was great.
    >>>> good luck,
    >>>> LindaC
    >>> I have also used seven dust 5 when setting up my cockatiels. I
    >>> found that it also helps with Mosquitoes as I live in
    >> Florida.
    >>> I use the same method as LindaC mentioned above with great
    >>> sucess. Ricky
    > I use it as well Debbie, I mix it in with all the birds shavings,
    > the only thing I didn't use it for was the cockatoos when I had
    > them as I used natural Eucalyptus with them and that is a natural
    > insecteside.