Feather Mites Plus

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Feather Mites Plus is a natural supplement for horses prone to itch and irritation caused by chorioptic mites infesting feathered areas.

This natural remedy acts as a repellent and promotes a normal immune response to the effects of bites from Feather Mites.

Safe, non-toxic & 100% natural.

Suitable for long term use.

Equestrian Competition & Racing Safe (not swab-able).

When to Dose

Horses experiencing an infestation of chorioptic mites tend to stamp and bite at their legs or rub their legs against things. This rubbing can result in in broken skin which, in severe cases, can cause scarring that affects movement of the pastern joints.  Some breeds of horse, such as Clydesdales, are more prone to Feather Mites than others. 

How To Dose

This product is only available in jerry cans for dosing via the water trough. This natural remedy takes 7-10 days to start having a repellent effect on Feather Mites.

Jerry Can Dosing

Water Trough – add 25mls – one capful or one pump - to the water trough every second day until symptoms ease, then reduce to dosing twice a week for maintenance. Dose volume is calculated for a 500-litre water trough and can provide coverage for multiple animals.

1 litre = 80 days continuous cover via water troughs (dosing every second day) or 40 days dosing on feed (twice daily).

Our robust jerry cans are made from food grade plastic.

Product Features

* All remedies have a shelf life of 2 years

* Suitable for long term use.

* Safe, non-toxic ingredients

* Safe to use alongside prescription medications

* Competition and Racing safe (not swab-able)

* Safe for pregnant and lactating mares

* Alcohol free

More Information

It’s important to know which bug or mite is doing the biting as the allergic reaction won’t go away until the biting stops. Read our blog post for more tips on identifying which bug is biting.

Oral remedies need to make contact with a mucous membrane such as the tongue, gums or lips. Read our blog to find out more about oral dosing.

General Disclaimer

Our equine remedies are formulated to support a horse’s natural immune response. We do not claim to treat, medicate or cure any health conditions. If you are worried an animal may be in pain or suffering, please contact your veterinarian.

Made in New Zealand. 100% Natural and Non-toxic. Homeopathic Preparation.

Contains equal parts of: Sulph, Psor, Ledum, Kali-a, Iodatum
Base: Vegetable glycerine & purified water