Mites and Lice on Poultry

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"In addition to descriptions of mites and lice this bulletin tells of a new but cheap and effective insecticide for use in destroying poultry lice. It is sodium fluorid, a white powder, which can be obtained through druggists. A single application, which costs about half a cent, will destroy all of the lice on a bird. Hundreds of fowls have been treated in the experiments conducted, but no injury whatever to them has occurred. Full instructions regarding methods application are given in the bulletin." -- p. 2

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27 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bishopp, F. C. (Fred Corry), 1884-1970 & Wood, H. P. (Herbert Poland), 1883-1925 1917.

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"In addition to descriptions of mites and lice this bulletin tells of a new but cheap and effective insecticide for use in destroying poultry lice. It is sodium fluorid, a white powder, which can be obtained through druggists. A single application, which costs about half a cent, will destroy all of the lice on a bird. Hundreds of fowls have been treated in the experiments conducted, but no injury whatever to them has occurred. Full instructions regarding methods application are given in the bulletin." -- p. 2

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27 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued May 1917. Includes bibliographical references (p. 27).

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Bishopp, F. C. (Fred Corry), 1884-1970 & Wood, H. P. (Herbert Poland), 1883-1925. Mites and Lice on Poultry, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85831/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.