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From: Charles & Dottie Stephenson <>
Subject: Black Leaf 40
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 1999 18:43:28 -0600

In the late 30's and early 40's my parents used Black Leaf 40 to kill
chicken mites. It was spread on the chicken roosts in the chicken house
and by the chickens getting it on their feet, it killed the chicken
mites. Black Leaf 40 is a poison and is made from the nicotine of the
tobacco plant.

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