PRELIMINARY STUDY ON RED MITES IN LAYING HENS AND IT'S TREATMENT
ANBAR JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES,
2008, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 264-267
AbstractThis study was conducted on Al- Muradia Poultry project infested with red mites for the first time in Iraq. Details of morphology of the mites, symptoms of the infestation on the laying hens have been discussed. Treatments of Red mites infestation with malathion 0.5% and formalin 30% revealed that treatments with malathion give the best result (90%) as compared with the treatment with formalin (30%)., also it has been concluded from this study that the affection of caged layer flock has been reported for the first time in Iraq.
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