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Elector PSP provides effective control of house flies and darkling beetles in and around facilities, including beef cattle, dairy cattle, horse, poultry, sheep, and swine premises. Elector PSP is also an effective control for northern fowl mites infesting poultry.


How do I use Elector PSP for Chickens?

Elector PSP (Spinosad) is an insecticide commonly used to control external parasites on chickens, such as mites and lice. It's important to follow proper guidelines and instructions to ensure its effective and safe use.


Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use Elector PSP on chickens:



  • Read the label and instructions provided by the manufacturer thoroughly.
  • Ensure you have the necessary protective gear, such as gloves and a mask, to protect yourself from inhalation and skin contact.



  • Dilute the Elector PSP according to the manufacturer's instructions. Typically, the dilution rate is 9 ml of Elector PSP per gallon of water.



  • Use a spray bottle or garden sprayer to apply the diluted solution.
  • Thoroughly spray the chickens, focusing on areas where mites and lice are commonly found, such as the vent, under the wings, and around the neck. Make sure the solution reaches the skin.
  • Treat the entire flock to prevent re-infestation, as mites and lice can spread easily.


Environmental Treatment:

  • Clean and spray the chicken coop, nest boxes, and roosting areas with the same diluted solution. Mites and lice often reside in these areas and can re-infest the birds if not treated.
  • Replace bedding and nesting materials after treatment to ensure that any remaining parasites are removed.


Repeat Treatment:

  • Depending on the severity of the infestation, a second treatment may be necessary after 7-14 days. This helps to break the lifecycle of the parasites.


Post-Treatment Care:

  • Monitor your chickens for signs of mite or lice re-infestation and reapply as needed.
  • Maintain regular coop cleaning and bedding replacement to prevent future infestations.


Safety Tips

  • Human Safety: Wear protective clothing, gloves, and a mask during application to avoid inhalation or skin contact.
  • Chicken Safety: Avoid spraying the solution into the chickens' eyes, nostrils, and mouth.
  • Egg Withdrawal: Although Elector PSP is considered safe and has no withdrawal period for eggs, it's always good to verify this with the product instructions or consult a veterinarian if in doubt.



Using Elector PSP can be an effective way to manage mite and lice infestations in chickens. Proper application and follow-up treatments are essential to ensure the health and comfort of your flock. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions and safety guidelines for the best results.



Elector PSP 9ml (Makes one Gallon)

    1. Shake Bottle well.
    2. Immediately before use, dilute the entire bottle (9 ml) of Elector PSP in one gallon of water (or 45 drops of Elector PSP for a 16 oz spray bottle if you need less). One Gallon will treat at least 50 Chickens.
    3. Add to Spray Bottle.
    4. Apply to each chicken in the flock. Be sure to wet the feathers and skin around the vents, as well as the wings. We spray our entire birds.
    5. If you need to treat your coop as well, be sure to thoroughly clean it before applying Elector PSP.
    6. With Elector PSP, there is no "egg or meat hold back" period, and it will not affect the Chicken's eggs or meat.

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