*  My chickens lay down a lot during the day, is this normal? | BackYard Chickens
Take dust bath.. Preen feathers.. First nap of the day. (Followed by many others.). Wake up, beg for treats.. Poop in between ... Well, I just went out to dust their pen with De and they were all running around. I think maybe some more shade. They have a ... But, while I was dusting again, because the rain washed it all away. I noticed several of them having brown runny poop. I have ... to dusk with a rest in the shade during the heat of the day and then they are back to foraging and taking spa time aka dust ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/my-chickens-lay-down-a-lot-during-the-day-is-this-normal.210392/
*  Diatomaceous earth | Page 2 | BackYard Chickens
This item may produce wood dust. A substance known to cause cancer by the state of California. Fricken wood dust..... What i am ... This item may produce wood dust. A substance known to cause cancer by the state of California. Fricken wood dust..... What i am ... If you are going to spend most the day in a cloud of dust then maybe a mask would be best. if you are going to spend 5 min ... If you are going to spend most the day in a cloud of dust then maybe a mask would be best. if you are going to spend 5 min ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/diatomaceous-earth.573127/page-2
*  Buff Orpington Thread!* | Page 166 | BackYard Chickens
No I haven't dusted them yet and was about to get some DE on Friday. What is Permethrin dust? Will it harm them or me if ... NO NEEDLE, it goes down their throats ! Have you dusted them for mites and lice too ? Permethrin dust is available at TSC, as ... NO NEEDLE, it goes down their throats ! Have you dusted them for mites and lice too ? Permethrin dust is available at TSC, as ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/buff-orpington-thread.495402/page-166
*  California - Northern | Page 2115 | BackYard Chickens
The dust is everywhere.. debs_flock said: ↑ You wouldn't believe the rodeo of trying to move the bobwhite from their brooder. ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/california-northern.25/page-2115
*  Mites | BackYard Chickens
Get some 5 % Sevin dust at the feed store, Walmart, etc. Dust her with it. Also dust the coop, nest.. You might get some DE ( ... Dosent hurt to dust your pens about 2 times a year, just as a preventative. Sevin dust if good for all kinds of critters, ants ... described.I do use garden and animal dusting powder and lime (Ag ). all around their coops.and Pdz I had heard that Sevin dust ... hey now i have a few questions of my own....how do you dust them and do you dust ducks? ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/mites.272682/
*  Happy Chooks | BackYard Chickens
There was also much dust bathing taking place. Lily. Henny looking very ratty. Millie also looking rather tattered. Henny, Lily ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/happy-chooks.614748/
*  crippled hen can't dustbathe and has lice!! | BackYard Chickens
Yeah giving her dust baths it whhat you can do. Also bathing her might help and then drying her and dusting her again. If you ... I do use hardwood ashes and diatomaceous earth, but also include the poultry dust w/ permethrin when I give 'em a dust bath. ... You can get louse and mite powders at your local feed store and give her a good dust bath, or you can also get Eprinex or ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/crippled-hen-cant-dustbathe-and-has-lice.733792/
*  Heat Stroke? | BackYard Chickens
Just dust them on occassion. If you kneel down by the opening to under the house, you can feel the cool air. It's really cool. ... He thought she was taking a dust bath but found her in the same position the next morning, dead. I have seen that position ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/heat-stroke.568170/
*  What's wrong with my hens? Gross picture warning! | BackYard Chickens
They have a dust box. Clean nesting boxs daily. She is still drinking and eating but is off. Moving a lot slower than what she ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/whats-wrong-with-my-hens-gross-picture-warning.382032/
*  Pennsylvania!! Unite!! | Page 986 | BackYard Chickens
Natural grit, and dust bathing. It absorbs heat during the day to release it at night, doesn't stink when wet (you know pine ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/pennsylvania-unite.248345/page-986
*  Mystery Chicks? | BackYard Chickens
Not much girl dust there. Can you guys tell what these are? The orange one is lmaybe a rhode island, the stripey one is make an ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/mystery-chicks.435681/
*  Sick Rooster. Please Help! | BackYard Chickens
A dusting? What kind (maybe something not so toxic)?. He is just standing in his kennel and acting like he is drunk and/or ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/sick-rooster-please-help.567907/
*  Finally Found Diatomaceous earth in my area!!!! | BackYard Chickens
Their bedding could use a good DE dusting My question is....do I just apply liberally to bedding and the run or is there a ... I really don't worry about it too much... cause when the girls dust in it... they kick it all over the place. I love the stuff ... There are several conversations on here regarding the safety of breathing in the dust... some say a little will hurt, some say ... and I wear a mask to keep the dust out of my lungs. ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/finally-found-diatomaceous-earth-in-my-area.409514/
*  Rain Rain Go Away | BackYard Chickens
The Dust is awful and its HOT!! How did you get rain? Send some our way down south.. ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/rain-rain-go-away.180954/
*  Help me stock my chicken first aid kit | BackYard Chickens
I use 7 dust for external bugs. Ivermectin for Worming or Wazine. Vet wrap for injured or broken bones. Tylan 50 - antibotics. ... My chickens have never had lice or mites but I use Garden and Poultry Dust and treat the coop twice a year anyway.. ... My chickens have never had lice or mites but I use Garden and Poultry Dust and treat the coop twice a year anyway.. ... I believe that's when 7 Dust would come in handy... Also keeps down the fly's. ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/help-me-stock-my-chicken-first-aid-kit.802709/
*  Rabbit with Eye Discharge? | BackYard Chickens
Dust is a common cause of eye watering, but hair gone underneath the eye tells me something else may be going on with the ... Of all of those possibilities, I would be most willing to put my money on dust from hay. I use hay as his bedding, so it's very ... Of all of those possibilities, I would be most willing to put my money on dust from hay. I use hay as his bedding, so it's very ... He could have Pasteurella, a bacteria from hay, bedding, dust, etc. It scratches the cornea. Check to see if he has an inverted ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/rabbit-with-eye-discharge.1066000/
*  question about minimizing dusk | BackYard Chickens
... so I am wondering how can I minimize dust in my coop? it is terrible. I have sand bedding and I do use sweet pdz. that combo is ... Does the 'wetting' of the dusting area inhibit their dust bathing?? Wonders if you could mist a dusting bin type setup? ... Does the 'wetting' of the dusting area inhibit their dust bathing?? Wonders if you could mist a dusting bin type setup? ... I don't soak the sand - just dampen it - so it does keep the dust down somewhat but they still manage to create dust even with ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/question-about-minimizing-dusk.819850/
*  Sick hen - pale crown and lethargic - looking for advice | BackYard Chickens
I use sevin dust, to kill them....DE doesnt work on lice/mite infestations. DE is silica and can cause lung damagr if inhaled ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/sick-hen-pale-crown-and-lethargic-looking-for-advice.651309/
*  Nearly Starved to Death Chicken | BackYard Chickens
I would not over dust her but you need to kill them asap. Then dust lightly again in 10 days. ... Go ahead and use seven dust. I use it and so do many on here. The damage from the infestation will do more damage to her than ... Does anyone have any other ideas? I was told at our local feed store that sevin dust is no longer approved by the FDA for use ... The other problem I'm running into is that she has lice from not being able to give herself dust baths. I have been using ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/nearly-starved-to-death-chicken.923629/
*  External Parasite Question... | BackYard Chickens
Boy did that make me mad! Of course I treaded the bird with a good dusting of Seven Dust.. The second time, I think maybe wild ... If there are bugs, then I treat them with seven dust. Then I treat The coop with adams flea and tick spray. Repeat in 2 weeks. ... I will add one thing- if you do notice lice or fleas treat with sevin dust or a good pyrethrin powder- put some where the ... At the time, I had 13, and that's alot of chickens to dust.......I looked like the Pillsbury Dough Boy (Girl haha) by the time ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/external-parasite-question.603466/
*  frayed feather (and molting) questions | BackYard Chickens
Could be a poor diet, or the result of a really, really awesome dust bath. What are you feeding them? ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/frayed-feather-and-molting-questions.380637/
*  Bedding eaters! | BackYard Chickens
Sounds to me like you have some very happy chicks! They love to dust in clean bedding, then they wonder whats all over their ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/bedding-eaters.477074/
*  INDIANA BYC'ers HERE! | Page 1108 | BackYard Chickens
I cleaned out the coop and dusted it with DE. I put DE in their dust bath too. I treated all the birds with poultry protector ( ... I dust the coop with it every time I clean it out now. ...
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/indiana-bycers-here.730582/page-1108