Message Number: YG7251 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-09-13 18:32:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: dr. diagnosed fleas, but am
having doubts

katharine wrote:
> Shelly wrote:
> <I noticed my silver had a funny red tinge to his
> coat. Upon closer examin I saw tiny
> red dots ALL OVER his skin.<
> I wonder if ferrets can get redbug (chigger)
> bites? That's the first thing I thought of. The
> intense itching fits too.
> Katharine

Dr. Jerry Murry suggested to Shelly that it just might be chiggers. I
suggested that she try Frontline spray, as it will kill most any kind if

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if your mother keeps a spit cup on the ironing board.