Confused and concerned!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sphynxii, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my young naked neck roosters has kind of a mould on his legs, it looks like the stuff that grows on bread its gray and blue in colour... Any ideas on what this is?
     
  2. loveourbirds

    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you get pictures? im guessing its a bad case of scaly leg mites, but a picture would tell me for sure.
     
  3. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im sorry its not a great picture he would stay still tell me if you need another
     
  4. loveourbirds

    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cant see it well in the picture, im guessing your talking about the dots on the leg towards the back.

    i cant say im right here, but this is what i would do if it was mine. mix 1 part bleach to 10 parts water and clean the legs thoroughly. afterwards wash with soap and water, then coat them fully with vasaline. if you have vetrx it wouldnt hurt to mix some of it in the vasaline.

    someone else may have better advice on this.
     
  5. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou i will give it a shot, also two other chikens have similar things on their combs would this be the same problem?
     
  6. loveourbirds

    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    let me do some research, you may have a case of fowl pox. im not sure if it affects the legs.
     
  7. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that deadly?
     
  8. loveourbirds

    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    loveourbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thankfully we have never had it on our farm. im just trying to help you find some information. some say you can cure it, but if i remember right its a form of the herpes virus.
     
  10. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    neither of thoes links look anything like whats wrong with mine thankfully...any other idea?
     

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