Feet Scales Falling Off

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CandyQueen, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. CandyQueen

    CandyQueen Out Of The Brooder

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    My Hen has had a problem recently, the scales on her feet seem to be falling off. They are still normal chicken feet, (No enlargement or gunk whatsoever) but the scales fall off occasionally. It is just the beginning of winter where I live and I am very worried, at first I thought it was just a "Well that happens sometimes I suppose." thing, but they have been falling off over and over again (Her feet aren't completely bare, but I'm still worried.) I have heard about the mites that get under a chickens scales, but I don't think that's the case... Ask any questions you want if you need more information. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickyGirl12

    ChickyGirl12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put pure Vaseline all over her feet. Slather it on thickly. And all the dead scales should fall off, and the Vaseline helps the scales grow back faster. Pretty much, i used this method and it worked.
     
  3. CandyQueen

    CandyQueen Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks a bunch! I'll let you know how it goes!
     

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