Control methods for Dermanyssus gallinae in systems for laying hens: Results of an international seminar

M. Mul, T. Van Niekerk, J. Chirico, V. Maurer, O. Kilpinen, O. Sparagano, B. Thind, J. Zoons, D. Moore, B. Bell, A. G. Gjevre, C. Chauve

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Abstract

This paper reports the results of a seminar on poultry red mite (PRM), Dermanyssus gallinae. Eighteen researchers from eight European countries discussed life cycle issues of the mite, effects of mites on hens and egg production, and monitoring and control methods for PRM in poultry facilities. It was determined that PRM probably causes more damage than envisaged, with the cost in The Netherlands alone reaching 11 million euro per annum. However a great deal is still unknown about PRM (e.g. reproduction, survival methods, etc.) and that PRM monitoring is an important instrument in recognising and admitting the problem and in taking timely measures. Currently, the most promising control method combines heating the hen house in combination with chemical treatments. Future areas of development which show promise include the use of entomopathogenic fungi, vaccination and predatory mites. The final aim is to solve the problem of D. gallinae in housing systems for laying hens.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)589-599
Number of pages11
JournalWorld's Poultry Science Journal
Volume65
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Dermanyssus gallinae
laying hens
control methods
hens
mites
monitoring
predatory mites
entomopathogenic fungi
chemical treatment
egg production
Netherlands
poultry
researchers
vaccination
heat

Keywords

  • Alternative methods
  • Control measures
  • Life cycle
  • Monitoring
  • Poultry facilities
  • Poultry red mite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology

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Mul, M., Van Niekerk, T., Chirico, J., Maurer, V., Kilpinen, O., Sparagano, O., ... Chauve, C. (2009). Control methods for Dermanyssus gallinae in systems for laying hens: Results of an international seminar. World's Poultry Science Journal, 65(4), 589-599. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0043933909000403

Control methods for Dermanyssus gallinae in systems for laying hens : Results of an international seminar. / Mul, M.; Van Niekerk, T.; Chirico, J.; Maurer, V.; Kilpinen, O.; Sparagano, O.; Thind, B.; Zoons, J.; Moore, D.; Bell, B.; Gjevre, A. G.; Chauve, C.

In: World's Poultry Science Journal, Vol. 65, No. 4, 23.12.2009, p. 589-599.

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Mul, M, Van Niekerk, T, Chirico, J, Maurer, V, Kilpinen, O, Sparagano, O, Thind, B, Zoons, J, Moore, D, Bell, B, Gjevre, AG & Chauve, C 2009, 'Control methods for Dermanyssus gallinae in systems for laying hens: Results of an international seminar' World's Poultry Science Journal, vol. 65, no. 4, pp. 589-599. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0043933909000403
Mul, M. ; Van Niekerk, T. ; Chirico, J. ; Maurer, V. ; Kilpinen, O. ; Sparagano, O. ; Thind, B. ; Zoons, J. ; Moore, D. ; Bell, B. ; Gjevre, A. G. ; Chauve, C. / Control methods for Dermanyssus gallinae in systems for laying hens : Results of an international seminar. In: World's Poultry Science Journal. 2009 ; Vol. 65, No. 4. pp. 589-599.
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