Fur mites?

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She's lost hair between her shoulders. You can see she's been scratching. I used colloidal silver which healed up cuts Monday. Today she's got the new ones. I noticed the white flakes today in her hair which led me to think fur mites. I read someplace Listerine applied in the area another article said head and shoulders shampoo thinned with water. Anybody ever deal with this?
Listerine sounds easier than using shampoo.
 

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@Alaskan thanks cuz I need some help. Old girls hair loss is worse. She's really cut up today. I need to file more than cut her claws. I put Neosporin on it yesterday and today before I used the Listerine. Her scratches look worse. I'm heading out shortly to put colloidal silver on them maybe heal them quicker.
Secondly whatever it is I think it's spread. Young doe from last summer now loosing hair between her shoulders. I treated her also didn't see any scratches so no Neosporin.
I feel bad about it Cookies so darn old she has loose hanging skin between her shoulders. The way it bunches this got really going before I noticed.
 

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I don't do rabbits, but I found this. Maybe it'll help.

Thank you.
I took all the loose hay, hair I could get by hand out of the hutches. Saturday I thought I'd hit them all with a propane torch kill everything. Stuff always collects in the corners where it's not easy to reach.
Try and track down some ivermectin. Thanks again.
 

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I hope your bunnies are better, especially your old girl.
I never dealt with fur mites. Ear mites, yes, but not fur mites. It stands to reason that ivermectin would knock them out, I used it for pig lice.
 

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I hope your bunnies are better, especially your old girl.
I never dealt with fur mites. Ear mites, yes, but not fur mites. It stands to reason that ivermectin would knock them out, I used it for pig lice.
Thank you. They're doing good. Old Cookie is a trip. Listerine and the clean up worked she's already growing hair back. The young doe never got nearly as bad. Nobody else got it. Knock on wood.
I had gone to tractor supply , lady that worked there talked me out of the ivermectin drugs. I was worried how to figure out how much to use on something weighing 5-10 lbs compared to a cow. She suggested using head and shoulders said it worked for a friend. Listerine and a good cleanup did the job.
 

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Old girl finally left me.
This past week she's been off her feed. Monday and Tuesday she didn't eat each much. Wednesday thru yesterday she perked up a little but still not her. It's for the best. Last winter was tough on her.IMG_20191027_174646071~2.jpg
That's shots from a couple years ago before I took out the divider. She had the whole 8' hutch to herself.
She was 2 1/2 when she was given to me May 2018. Came on a Sunday, left on Sunday. Raining when the girl brought her. Raining as I laid her in the ground.
We had talked about bringing her in the house. Probably should have but I worried about our dog.
Never liked being picked up, battle to trim her nails,
pull the hair on your arms if she wanted attention.
Always ready for a good head rub or a couple of raisins.
I'm gonna miss her for awhile.
 
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