I'm posting because there's so little information out there specifically about chickens and these stick tight fleas. They are chicken oriented, but will settle for any warm body. So I ordered my dog Frontline. So far I've found 2 on me, and they do stick hard! Most of my chickens are in pens so I can't imagine how this spread or where it came from. they like the folds above the eye on a chicken so they look like they have eyeliner on. 2 of my chickens had gotten so bad that their "poof" got darker and looked dirty before I realized what they had. They are very hard to see and distinguish from a speck of dirt. I wonder how I'm going to treat the sand pens? The coop will be emptied and sprayed. But what about the sand? So far I have used Vaseline or triple abx ointment on their faces to smother them which works well and won't hurt their eyes. I have used Frontline, Poultry dust (permethrin), horse spray (permethrin) and ivermectin drops. I think the problem is decreasing but it's slow. Now my 10 week olds have them and one had a dirty looking poof, so they all got powdered today. AND YES they do jump like fleas. It sounds like there's a cycle that needs to be broken by treating the birds and the surroundings. They eggs drop off from the flea to the ground and 14 days later you have a flea that jumps back on a warm body. What actually alerted me to the stick tight fleas is that one of my Polish hens who's usually plump and lively was looking pale and listless. I took a closer look and she had them around her eyes. They must have caused anemia. Since a chicken could not have brought them here, I wonder what did. Birds? Rodents? I've had my chickens for 10 years and this is the first time I've had this problem.