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Pests and Diseases of Plants

Apple-leaf Aphis
Bean Weevil
Blister Mite On Walnuts
Borers In Olive Twigs
Cause Of Mottle Leaf
Control Of Grasshoppers
Control Of Pear Slug
Control Of Red Spider
Control Of Squash Bugs
Cutworms And Young Trees
Depluming Mites
Finding Thrips
Formula For Lime-sulphur
Fumigating For Black Scale
Gopher Poison

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Depluming Mites








My chickens are losing the feathers from their necks, some three inches
down the front and then extending around the neck.

The loss of feathers is probably due to the depluming mite. Dust well
with buhach through the feathered portion of the bird and apply
carbolated vaseline to the bare skin and the edges of the feathers where
the insects work. Do this daily as long as needed. When vaseline is not
on hand, a mixture of coal oil and sweet oil applied with a soft sponge
squeezed nearly dry does as well. We would advise that you make a
general cleaning and spraying of your poultry quarters, nest boxes, etc.





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