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on March 7, 2018

Poultry red mites are Europe’s most costly poultry pest

This tiny blood sucking arachnid is found in many countries and is very difficult to eliminate from infested farms.

Poultry red mites are a small pest that have a large impact on the egg industry in terms of production losses and control cost, especially in the EU.

An epidemiological review found in the article, The Poultry Red Mite, A small pest that packs a big punch, by Monique…

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