How To Get Rid Of Mites On Pet Birds?

How do you get rid of bird mites on birds naturally?

Place olive oil on the affected areas of the bird to treat the mites using a more natural approach, suggests avianweb.com.

Items you will need

  • Environmental spray containing permithrin, piperonyl butoxide and methoprene.
  • Mite-elimination medication containing moxidectin.
  • Olive oil.

How do pet birds get mites?

Most pet birds are free of these pests, although they can catch them from contact with another infected bird, such as one from the outside. You can also pick up mites or lice from handling other birds and accidentally transfer them to your own avian friend.

How do you know if your bird has mites?

To tell if your bird has mites, check around its eyes and beak for any crusty areas, which could be a sign that mites have burrowed into its skin. Additionally, look to see if your bird’s legs have become dry, scaly, and show white, crusty deposits, as this could indicate scaly leg mites.

How do I get rid of bird mites on my dog?

To eradicate bird mites, treat the area with an approved insecticide such as a surface spray or insecticide powder. A registered pest controller may be required if the nesting material is inaccessible or large areas are involved.