Farming Friends

Meet the animals and harvest the information without getting your hands dirty!

Red Mites On Poultry

| March 28, 2007

Red mites are a parasite that suck blood.  They can cause irritation, loss of weight, loss of egg production and anaemia in poultry. The yellow hen flea lives in the under fluff of the bird’s feathers and can be seen when the feathers are lifted. Red mites are generally not found in the day time. These parasites like [...]