Red mites control in the agricultural sector.
Organic red mite control calls for a preventive and structure approach. APC has been specialized in pest control in the agricultural sector for over 25 years. We combat red mites using natural methods, so without the use of biocides. This means that our methods are safe for your poultry, employees, and yourself.
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The importance of preventive red mite control
When speaking about pest control in poultry farming, one is often speaking about red mites. This small animal drinks the blood of your poultry and causes stress, anemia, pecking, reduced resistance and even death. This means that the welfare of the poultry is strongly reduced.
Increasingly, red mites have been the cause of problems at poultry farms in the Netherlands. Red mites also cause considerable animal welfare problems. All the more reason to contact professionals.
Red mites in chickens: 7 different types
Are you having problems with with mites in your chickens, and do you want to know what you will have to deal with? Often a distinction is made between chicken louse and bird mite, while it concerns the same issues. We have listed the most important lice for chickens for you:
Brown body lice
This type of lice are usually found around the stomach and cloaca of the chicken. This type of louse feeds itself with dander from the skin. As a consequence the chickens can experience itching. The egg production can also decrease, which makes it important to act with the right measures to control them.
Chicken head louse
Our organic solution
Organic Red Mite Control
To control red mites APC uses Pred Hypo®, a predatory mite species eliminates the red mites in your stable almost immediately. Pred Hypo is not sensitive to changes in temperature of humidity and is safe for your chickens and other birds. Pred Hypo is also a model for sustainability. It is a product that perfectly suits what we want to offer our clients in the poultry sector: a solution that is high quality, safe and effective.