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|Diatomaceous Earth (DE) (food grade)||Apply by dusting onto the chicken's feathers or added to their dust bathing area. Also dust all housing components. Replace bedding and nesting material.||A Murillo et al., 2016; C Martin et al., 2012; D Bennett et al., 2011, G Damerow|
|Malathion||Used as a spray or powder applied to all housing components in coop.||G Damerow|
|Carbaryl synthetic||Applied as a powder (5% carbaryl) or spray (4 ounces of 80% carbaryl mixed in a 5 gallon bucket of water) directly on the chickens as well as all housing components. Replace bedding and nesting material.||G Damerow|
|Pyrethrum||Applied as a powder or a spray on both the chickens as well as all housing components. Bedding and nesting materials should be replaced. When treating the bird, apply directly on the chicken's feathers, concentrating on the vent area. Note that it only kills the adult insects, not the larvae and eggs. Therefore, treatment will need to be repeated.||G Damerow|
|Permethrin||Applied as a powder (0.24% permethrin) or spray (3 ounces of 10% permethrin is mixed in a 5 gallon bucket of water), directly on the chickens as well as all housing components. Replace bedding and nesting material.||G Damerow|
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