frontline for leg mites

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicky1016, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. chicky1016

    chicky1016 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2015
    South jersey USA
    I'm going to be honest- I am dreading the thought of doing vasoline every night on my chickens feet to get rid of these leg mites. I have 19 chickens and about half are exhibiting signs of leg mites so I have to treat the whole flock. I have read where people have used regular frontline on the birds themselves to get rid of regular mites. Will the frontline work for the leg mites too? Do I apply it topically to the legs themselves or the bird's skin like is done for the regular mites?
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas

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