Question by  afc1968 (17)

What can I do about mites on wild baby birds?


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Wild birds usually have mites and their nest full of them. Sevin Dust(5%) can be dusted on baby being careful of eyes. After babies leave, treat the nest.


Answer by  worker2746 (2434)

Mites are common on baby birds in the wild. Mother often preen them for the mites. You can get a powder from a veterinarian to help kill off the mites.


Answer by  mb (5482)

Animals in the wild have their own ways of dealing with mites, they do not need humans to take care of them. In domestic birds you can bath them to remove the mites.


Answer by  bindhu12 (63)

First you simply wash your hands with soap and water after bird mites do get on you. It is very important that the bird need professional care.

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