External parasites like mites, lice, fleas and ticks can infest chickens. Read how to treat your chickens to eliminate these pests.
Chickens have a wide variety of parasites, including the gape worm, or gapeworm. Read more about how to detect and deal with it.
Diatomaceous Earth has long been known for its pest-repelling qualities. Even though it is a very fine powder and soft to our touch, on a microscopic level it is very abrasive and actually cuts the exoskeletons of insects. The damage to their protective exoskeleton is enough to dry out and kill the insect.