Do these legs look normal???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Julz2u, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. Julz2u

    Julz2u Out Of The Brooder

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    My RIR has red stripes down the outside and inside of both legs. They are pink on the bottom and the scales are lifting and flaking off a little. Is this normal? He's been acting like a obnoxious rooster in all other reguards. I thought it might be scaley leg mites and I greased him up real good with vaseline. ( I think he liked it!!) What do you guys think?

     
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  2. Julz2u

    Julz2u Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry - forgot the pic


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  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    The lifting does sound like leg mites. But roos especially will get rather red legs just from their testosterone.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    In that picture, they look like normal rooster legs.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My roosters legs look like that, didn't notice it so much when we were having frigid weather, but since it's warmed up into 40's during the day I can see it more, normal I'd say.
     
  6. azhenhouse

    azhenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster as the same red streaks. It's normal. I don't see any lifting of the scales in the picture. It won't hurt to use the vaseline if you think he as mites. It sounds like he likes a good foot message anyway.[​IMG]
     

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