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by angela.anderson
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Small black jumping flies
Replies: 14
Views: 3084

Re: Small black jumping flies

Ok thanks for the advice, Im going to try disinfect the coop and treat for both flies and red mites!
by angela.anderson
Thu May 31, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Small black jumping flies
Replies: 14
Views: 3084

Re: Small black jumping flies

Do red mites fly as these things have wings and fly and hop around!
by angela.anderson
Thu May 31, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Small black jumping flies
Replies: 14
Views: 3084

Re: Small black jumping flies

They are the size of small mites, and I have seen some blood on the wooden floor of the coop where the chickens like to sit. I have scrubbed out the coop now, do I treat the actual coop or the hens or both? And with what?
by angela.anderson
Thu May 31, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Small black jumping flies
Replies: 14
Views: 3084

Re: Small black jumping flies

Hi, I have two hens and noticed yesterday evening these tiny little black jumping flies crawling and flying around the roof of my small wooden hen house. I cleaned the house out and they seem to have lessened in number but are still on my hens, I can see them crawling around in their feathers. Any i...

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