Background update:Oct 12, 2010

Identification and treatment of common mites and lice

Mites and lice are common external parasites of avian species. They feed on blood or feathers, skin or scales of birds. Tests carried out at the University of California found that specific identification of the particular pest is critical to choosing the correct treatment and control method.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 21 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: health, parasites, management



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