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    PostSubject: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:49 pm

    found this on another site thought i might share this as it may come in useful

    1 tablespoon of vaseline
    1 tablespoon of 'flowers of sulphur'
    1 teaspoon of lighter fuel

    Mix together to make a paste apply on affected area(best to apply to an area bigger than is affected).The birds skin will change from a blueish colour to a sand colour the following day.A bit messy but it does work.In a loft where there is a history of this condition treat ALL the birds in that section just before they moult.

    The above is a tried and tested treatment used for many years.I myself have used it and can say NOBODY will post a treatment which will cure the problem better. Its 100% effective.
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:17 pm

    very interesting ian, thanks for that......would be a bit worried about the lighter fuel though... lol!

    but very good tip if it works... cheers
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:25 pm

    Alugan from vets
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:34 pm

    interesting tip eh ian never had the mite but certainly a handy tip
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:53 pm

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    I used that every week for my dog edgie, when we got him he had demadetic mange and had to be bathed a couple of times a week for around 6 months.
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:26 pm

    can it be used as a dip for pigeons for lice
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:35 pm

    Just put it on affected area
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    PostSubject: Re: quill or feathermite   Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:20 pm

    Ivomec on perches works. However, Diatamaceous Earth powder works better and is cheaper. Big bag is cheap. I use it on the dog blankets in tick season. Gets rid of worms also.
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