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With the weather warming up I'm finding small fly like bugs in my donkey's ears. I'm wondering if they are fleas. Anyone know a natural way to deter them?
 
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You  could lightly dust with DE, or make a spray with wormwood, cintronella and rue to spray eay around the  area. Just test on a small patcb of skin first.
 
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laura...i have gone over this and over this in my head!!! LOL and i have talked it over with cowboy...i dunno...i suppose if i found bugs in my horses ears i would freak out! hey...will your donkey let you clean and clip his/her ears?  i think maybe i would do that so that i could better see what is going on down inside of there as well...what laura suggested sounds like a really good course of action...i am just wandering what is drawing whatever it is to your donkey's ears...i think i would clean the area really good...and clip it...so that i could see...plus...that would take away the safe warm spot that those critters have decided to habitate!
 
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