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Scaly foot mites

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So today I was looking at my chickens and I noticed one of my chickens legs looked really scaly and dry so I looked up symptoms and it seems to be scaly foot mites. I've never had any of my chickens get this before does anyone no the causes and treatment? Please help!
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Welcome to BYC.

Scaly leg mites are caused by mites that get under the scales of chicken leg/feet.

Here is more information of what they are and the treatment options:

http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/03/scaly-leg-mites-in-chickens.html

http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2015/04/natural-treatment-for-scaly-leg-mites.html

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Thank you for the help!!
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