Another quick question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lisathenorth, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. lisathenorth

    lisathenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why does my Delaware roo have a red tinge on his legs and toes? Please don't tell me that this is connceted to my mite problem! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2010
  2. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Sorry... bet it is.
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I've read here that red on the legs can be hormones.

    Imp
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Some breeds of roosters at peak maturity and hormonal levels can develop red in their legs. I seriously doubt that this is a result of mite problems unless you have been dealing with scaley leg mites and the legs are physically damaged by the infestation.
     

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