Feathers on feet look rotten?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by daddysgirlz, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. daddysgirlz

    daddysgirlz In the Brooder

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    Feathers on my silkies feet look really worn or rotted away?? We got these four silkies 3 weeks ago and they were 14 weeks old and living in a closed up shed in wet bedding, I think that is what rotted the feathers. Will the feathers grow back and look nice and fluffy like other silkies?
     

  2. MotherJean

    MotherJean Songster

    Probably when they molt all will be well. In the meantime, if you're not already using apple cider vinegar (organic with "mother'), I heartily recommend it. Besides its other advantages, it supports healthy feathers.

    No sign of scaly leg mites, I hope?
     
  3. daddysgirlz

    daddysgirlz In the Brooder

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    I do not know what the scaley leg mites look like....i will look them up and check it out...thanks
     

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