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  1. General Discussions
    Hello, There are old swift nests on my buildings and as birds have left, soft black ticks have started to walk out of them. I am sure they are not mites, but actually bird ticks, some where up to 1 mm but majority id up to 3 mm in length. I tried to spray with insecticide for cages, for birds...
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    Good morning all, I have seen lots of posts about lice, fly and mites. I have learned a lot abot what to look for and how to treat. What I have not found was anything about fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Here in the northeast of the U.S. we can have a really bad population of all three parasites...
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    Has anyone ever had or heard of a pigeon having or carrying ticks? My wife asked me this last night. I've never seen one on any of my birds buts now she has me wondering. In the past 4 months we've seen three on the floor that we believe have fallen off our indoor dog at the end of their life...
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    From past few days I observed that my two pigeons (pair) are preening very often. They almost preen when left out of coop. I inspected their feathers and saw some lice spread out under wings. Also I observe feather dust in the coop along with droppings. I dusted folco powder today and washed...
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