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Old Mar 12th 2017, 08:08 AM   #1
 
  Dec 2014
  FL
Permethrin Direct Application?

We've started to have some issues with gnats, flies, etc. Just curious... can you direct apply permethrin to a doe with a pump up sprayer for some relief? I know you can spray pens but was unsure if you can directly apply it to a deer. Thanks for any anticipated help!
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Old Mar 12th 2017, 08:52 AM   #2
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  Apr 2009
  Vaughn, MT 59487

Cervid: mule deer,whitetail,elk,goats,bighorn & stone sheep
It would be easier to get some Y.Tex Python insecticide cattle strips tags. They would slip on existing tags and stop most bugs 24 hours a day. They control horn flies, face flies, lice, Gulf Coast ticks, ear ticks, and aid in control of stable flies, black flies, house flies and horse flies. They last from 3 to four months or more.
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Old Mar 12th 2017, 01:05 PM   #3
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  May 2011
  Linesville, PA
Yes, if they let you. Mine can smell me with the sprayer a mile away!
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Old Mar 13th 2017, 09:41 AM   #4
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  Oct 2011
  Columbia City, IN
It won't harm them, if you can spray them, and IF is the big question.

I also use garlic powder in their feed.
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