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unknown parasite

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noticed slow crawling bugs that look like _ on the wing feathers. What is a good thing to get rid of them?
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Pigeon quill lice, Columbicola columbae.
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How do you get rid of them
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Any insecticide product will do it. I usually use permethrin or ivomectin.
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