Chicken - a strategic object

How to fight fleas

Chicken meat and eggs are dietary products, their diet includes a large portion of the population.In our country built more factory farms, chickens are bred on farms and in private households.For poultry farming as an industry to be effective, you need to pay due attention to the health of the birds.In addition to a full-calorie feeding in the diet with the addition of essential vitamins and minerals, should be adequate to the conditions of detention of chickens to protect them from infectious diseases and infestations, control of which should be carried out continuously. as a byproduct of poultry used bird feathers.Used and waste products for the manufacture of meat-and-bone meal.Bird droppings are also a valu
able organic fertilizer.

chicken louse

Unlike their counterparts living in the wild, poultry do not have to fight for their existence - it is not in danger of dying from hunger and cold, or death from the clutches of a predator.However, chickens, like any other living creature, are at risk, they can attack the parasites, such as worms, lice and fleas. Total lice parasites on the body of the chicken, there are about 40 species.Causes of the disease called mallofagoz - the title of parasites belonging to the order Mallophaga.

chicken louse - a rather widespread insect parasite living under the skin - subcutaneous louse, or chicken feathers (lice and peroedy).The course of the disease is associated with increased anxiety.Hens usually long feathers plucked in search of parasites and often peck them with feathers.As a result, on the neck and in the cloaca bare spots appear.Adult chickens lose weight, lower egg production.The young growth grows poorly, chicks were infected, could die, if time does not take the necessary measures.

How to deal

Modern veterinary drugs allow infected chickens to get rid of parasites and cured, restoring health and productivity.Of the drugs are the most effective insecticides which are used in ointments, sprays and solutions to be treated.Treatment is carried out

method of spraying the birds 2% aqueous emulsion of low-toxic oxamate or 0.25% emulsion stomazana as sprays.In parallel with the floor maintenance should be installed sol-sand baths with the addition of insecticides, and add them to the mat.