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Air sack mites! HELP !!!

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yes it confused me too lol, yes they suggested i give them ivermectin, also suggested that the 8in1 spray is α good product but i didn’t know if i was supposed to give them antibiotics and i started worrying and was going to call in the morning and ask if i was supposed to be doing that, this is my first time treating them so i didn’t know if i was doing anything wrong, thank you for setting things straight.
If your vet did not prescribe antibiotics then I don’t think you should be giving them.
 

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thank you so much. so should i do the treatment, then antibiotic the next day then anti inflammatory the next or should i give any of them simultaneously? also when should i give the probiotics?
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Hopefully your vet has given you answers. Normally you’d give them all at once.
Probiotics are used after antibiotic use but actually are beneficial all the time. I give them year around. If you give them with antibiotics you’re sort of wasting them, as the meds kill off what the probiotic supplement is putting in.
 

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If your vet did not prescribe antibiotics then I don’t think you should be giving them.
yes i definitely agree i just thought i was doing something wrong and was going to contact them in the morning, thank you
 

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Sorry I went to sleep right after my messages!
Hopefully your vet has given you answers. Normally you’d give them all at once.
Probiotics are used after antibiotic use but actually are beneficial all the time. I give them year around. If you give them with antibiotics you’re sort of wasting them, as the meds kill off what the probiotic supplement is putting in.
she said they would be okay because isnt a bad infestation but if anything changes to let her know and bring them in, thank you for your help
 

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Also... after the antibiotic use you’ll want to give a probiotic.
Would this be a good probiotic to give them? Also do I have to treat all my budgies with oral medicines?
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Would this be a good probiotic to give them? Also do I have to treat all my budgies with oral medicines?
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I’ve never heard of this brand-/ anyone else?
What are the ingredients?

Yes. Please treat all your birds at the same time so the mites don’t just move from one to another.
 

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@finchly I ordered the Desect Insecticide on your website! I would really appreciate it if you could explain how to use it since has so many instructions and I am confused on which to follow.
 

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Thanks!
OK so here’s wht I do with it. I sprinkle it below t he grate onto the newspapers and in nestboxes every time I clean them. I put it around the perimeter of the room (it’s safe for dogs/cats). I personally use a different product on the birds themselves. I know people who put it on the birds - the body, never the head - I just choose not to do that. Some people add it to their seed, I guess to deter bugs - I don’t do that either.

So you’re basically following the poultry directions. :)
 

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Sorry to sticky beak.... what is it?
 

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Thanks!
OK so here’s wht I do with it. I sprinkle it below t he grate onto the newspapers and in nestboxes every time I clean them. I put it around the perimeter of the room (it’s safe for dogs/cats). I personally use a different product on the birds themselves. I know people who put it on the birds - the body, never the head - I just choose not to do that. Some people add it to their seed, I guess to deter bugs - I don’t do that either.

So you’re basically following the poultry directions. :)
So it's safe for the birds to eat and inhale?
 

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I am so sorry to bug you again! I have a question about the scatt and the desect. For the scatt the instructions say every 21 days however, my budgie has heavy breathing and tail bopping so should I apply more frequently? Also, if they shower do I reapply? About the desect you mentioned following the poultry directions however, the poultry directions say to follow the outside instructions, can I still put the powder around their cage if it's inside my house? Once again I am sorry for bothering you, thank you in advance!
 

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Hi! Don’t do SCATT more often than 21 days; it stays in their blood stream that long, so that would be like an overdose.

Yes I sprinkle the powder in nests, on the paper at the bottom of the cage (only with a grate in) and around the perimeter of the room. Just try not to make a big, dusty mess with it. :D
 

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Hi! Don’t do SCATT more often than 21 days; it stays in their blood stream that long, so that would be like an overdose.

Yes I sprinkle the powder in nests, on the paper at the bottom of the cage (only with a grate in) and around the perimeter of the room. Just try not to make a big, dusty mess with it. :D
I'm so scared of the powder, it seems really dangerous because of all the warnings . But yes I will do this! Thank you so much once again, you're a big help to me!
 

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You’re very welcome.
It’s only bad if you make dust. There’s a thing you can use to put it exactly where you want it without a dust cloud.
BTW yesterday in a forum some said to put your bird in a paper bag with the stuff, shake it, take bird out. I do NOT recommend this.
Also - I saw where you were on my chat app and I wasnt there. I’m sorry. I dont quite have the hang of that yet.
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