As summer approaches and temperatures increase, the threat of red mite increases. Costing European poultry producers €360 million each year, red mite is not an issue to be swept ‘beneath the slats’. In this blog I share my insight into how to stop red mite impacting flock performance through prevention, monitoring and treatment strategies.
Nettex Total Mite Liquid RTU 750ml
- Ready to use
- Clean your chicken house and kill insects with the same spray!
- Ready to use solution is a multi-action cleaner with added insecticides to kill bacteria, viruses, fungi and mites
- Create's a mite free and healthy home for your hens Formulated with an oily base
- When sprayed onto the surface it will help penetrate deep into any cracks and crevices where parasites tend to burrow and hide
How to use
It is very important to prevent a build-up of bacteria and mites in the coop,which promote the spread of disease.
Use Total Mite Kill Ready to use as part of your weekly hygiene regimen for your coop & housing.
Remove all bedding and organic matter from the coop and spray directly on to all surfaces, including the underside of the roof.
Ensuring all the nooks and crannies are covered with the spray, leave to dry then return bedding and apply Nettex Total Mite Kill Powder liberally, pay special attention to perches and nest boxes.
For heavy mite infestations repeat the cleaning and powder routine every 3 days to ensure any hatching mites are killed to break the life cycle.
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