fowl mite

fowl mite

n
(Animals) any of various mites parasitic in birds, usually bloodsucking and including the red fowl mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) and the northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum), both pests of poultry
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Temporal changes in distribution, prevalence and intensity of northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum) parasitism in commercial caged laying hens, with a comprehensive economic analysis of parasite impact.
For both states combined, the lesions observed more frequently during early lay were beak abnormalities, northern fowl mite infestation, and cage layer fatigue, whereas during mid lay, they were poor feather cover, vent cannibalism, footpad dermatitis, keel bone deformation, respiratory disease and roundworms.
The Northern Fowl Mite is the most commonly encountered mite in Florida.
The female Northern Fowl Mite lays her eggs on the bird's body.
bursa Tropical fowl mite Laelapidae Spiny rat mite Laelaps echidnina Pyemotidae Pyemotes Grain (straw) itch tritici mite (formerly Pediculoides ventricosus) Peymotes herfsi Oak leaf gall mite Family Genus, species Maintenance in Nature Sarcoptidae Obligate ectoparasites of Sarcoptes scabiei var.
If you've noticed streaks of blood on eggshells, suspect the northern fowl mite.
The effects of the Northern Fowl Mite, Ornithonyssus sylivarium on Egg Production and body weight of caged white Leghorn hens.
Dispersal of the Northern Fowl Mite, Ornithonyssus sylivarium (Canestrini and Fanzago), and the chicken body louse, Menacantus stramineus (Nitzsh), among thirty strains of egg-type hens in a caged laying house.
The red fowl mite Dermanyssus gallinae adversely affects the growth rate and postfledging survival of nestling Rock Doves Columba livia, and can induce adult Rock Doves to spend less time incubating their eggs (Clayton and Tompkins 1995).
The fowl mite Dermanyssus hirundinis is a blood-feeding, nest-dwelling ectoparasite of cosmopolitan distribution that infests both domesticated and wild birds.
Among the species of mites described affecting the industrial egg production in Brazil, hematophagous mites as Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae) (De Geer, 1778) known as Poultry Red Mite and Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Acari: Macronyssidae) (Canestrini & Fanzago, 1877), known as Northern Fowl Mite, are of great importance.
Northern fowl mites, the other kind of avian mites, do tend to remain on the host.