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A place to discuss natural treatment of parasites

Discussion in 'Natural and Organic Husbandry' started by Beekissed, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. Jan 13, 2019
    goatboy1973

    goatboy1973 True BYH Addict Golden Herd Member

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    Our goats have a wide variety of plant material to dine on since we are mostly grass fed. Our goats like most are browsers and eat a little of one thing and a little of another and then move on to something else somewhere else so there's not a chance of our goats getting sick or dying from too much of one thing. We raise pumpkins so after Halloween and throughout the fall, our goats get truckloads of discarded pumpkins. They eat seeds and flesh and leave the outer skin. Thanks for your concern and you are totally correct...too much of a good thing can be bad.
     
  2. Jan 23, 2019
    Beekissed

    Beekissed Herd Master

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    I've been quite successful in controlling fleas here with the simple application of sweet lime to the yard in the early spring and also in the fall. I haven't had to treat the dogs for fleas for the past few years since starting that regimen. Never use those chemicals on their skin again and the yard gets a much needed boost of lime. We have very acidic soils here.
     
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    Jan Lyon

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    I have used TNT-Tick Natural Terminator for control of ticks, fleas, mites, lice for decades. I use it on my horses, cats, dogs, chickens and the goat. (and myself and family). I am tired of using the nasty chemicals. TNT's all natural and environmentally friendly, including birds, and frogs. None of my animals, or anybody else who I know that uses it, have ever had a reaction of any kind.
     
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    Baymule

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    Got a link for that?
     
  5. Jun 12, 2019
    AmberLops

    AmberLops True BYH Addict

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    I came across this and got curious...so i found the link!
    https://tntticks.com/
    Pretty cool ;)
     
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    Mini Horses

    Mini Horses Herd Master

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    How do you apply? I'd like to consider this product.

    I saw no instructions for application, although the farm pkg had applicator & mask.
     
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  7. Jun 13, 2019
    AmberLops

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    I went on amazon and someone asked the same thing...the seller wrote and said you apply to skin/coat :idunno
     
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  8. Jun 13, 2019
    Mini Horses

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    :lol: So, I would ASSUME, carefully apply the powder and wear a mask.....:D

    The "kit" appears to have some type of device to kinda/sorta air spray it on :idunno So, I am thinking to put it into a bottle with a spout top, squeeze the bottle (obviously plastic. maybe like the old ketchup-mustard ones) and swoosh it into the hair. On some animals you could lightly shake it on. Much depends on the hair coat and the cooperation of the animal in question.:lol:

    OK, a lot of time but, if it works, all good. especially dogs/cats.

    I'm not thinking my goats would be thrilled but, on the milk stand, cooperative. Hey, food is an incentive.:D =D
     
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  9. Jun 13, 2019
    AmberLops

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    I know ha ha :lol:
    Not the best directions!!
    Oh well...I guess you use it however you want then :lol: