Poultry Shield

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* Revolutionary approach to controlling Red Mite in Poultry. * Environmentally friendly

* 95% killed in 48 hours including eggs * No egg withholding period

* Effective against bacteria, virus, yeast and fungi * Non-toxic

* Can be used safely around your birds.

Poultry-Shield is a safe liquid concentrate, diluted before use, for spraying onto the Red Mite and their eggs.

It is essential that Poultry-Shield actually makes contact with the mite and their eggs. The reaction on contact is the breakup of the wax coating causing dehydration and death of the mite. Poultry-Shield at the same time penetrates the protective coating of the mite eggs producing a similar reaction. The kill time from contact of Poultry-Shield with the mite to eventual dehydration is approximately 72 hours.

Poultry-Shield is supplied in 1 litre or 5 litre sizes and diluted at the rate of 2 part concentrate to 8 parts clean water. We recommend regular use of Poultry Shield when cleaning your Henhouse to help prevent infestation of mites and to give the hens a healthy living environment.

The effect is the destruction of the mite eggs thus breaking the reproductive cycle. Unlike the powders which only work in contact with the mite, Poultry-Shield has a deep penetrating effect into the cracks, crevices and corners where the mite aggregate to sleep and lay eggs.

We also recommend using Diatom Parasite Control Powder for its residual effects when there has been a particularly bad infestation of Mite.

Diatom is 100% natural and works both as a residual powder to keep all mite/lice under control and can also be added to feeds as a wormer, not only with Poultry but also with most pets and animals including Horses.

Using Poultry Shield Solution you will find the mite will not die immediately but you should notice a significant difference within 24 to 72 hours.


In a 20% solution, this product is able to clean and remove the organic matter present on material, equipments & cages.

It has excellent sanitising properties and will reduce cross contamination. Poultry Shield’s deodorising properties will greatly reduce the ammonia content in the atmosphere. Poultry-Shield has also been shown to be effective against Maggots, Forage Mite, Litter Mite etc.

Bonuses are that Poultry-Shield is a bactericide; a virucide (kills viruses - particularly important with regard to Avian Flu), and a fungicide.

Poultry-Shield is a multipurpose cleaner. We recommend regular cleaning of the Chicken Coop with this product to keep the danger of all infections at bay.

* Best applied with a Pressure Sprayer or on a smaller scale with a used, rinsed kitchen cleaner spray bottle.

* Dilute at the rate of 2 part of concentrate to 8 parts of CLEAN WATER.

If the solution is too weak or too strong, its benefits will be reduced accordingly.

* Clean out the house in the late afternoon of all litter and nesting materials.

Please note: The house should be dry before the solution is applied. If sprayed when the walls are wet, the Poultry Shield will be diluted again, making it virtually ineffective.

* Just before dusk, shut out the hens before thoroughly spraying the house. Having loaded the sprayer, soak the house from top to bottom. Do not rely on just misting the poultry house, as it has to be thoroughly wetted with the solution, so that the liquid can penetrate all cracks and crevices, removing Mite as well as their eggs. If your house has removable perches, remove these, scrape clean and spray liberally, do the same with their nest boxes/trays.

* Pay particular attention to where the ends of the perches sit in the house as that is their favourite place as well as the roof & framing joins etc...

* The birds can be allowed back in immediately.

* Repeat again within 5 to 7 days as a precaution against any missed areas or hotspots. (This is very important so that the reproductive cycle is broken)

* In the case of a bad infestation or should the house have a papered or insulated roof, it may be necessary to strip off the paper, treat and re-paper.

* Keep an eye on the crevices for a few days to make sure there are no places where the solution has not reached, especially under the house and re-spray if any more adult mite is found.

* When cleaning Water Drinker rinse out with Poultry Shield solution to attack bacteria.

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