Guinea Hen Problem Help!!!!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by cluck n stuff, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. cluck n stuff

    cluck n stuff Out Of The Brooder

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    I started out with 4 guineas 2 females and 2 males as keets. Ive had them about 9 months and during the cold temp in Wi 1 male died of salmonella. at least I think it did it got skinny and was walking in circles. And about a week after he died my other male was walking in circles a little bit but wasn't too skinny. So I watched it for about a week and it stoped doing circles. But on both legs it is swollen, no scales, and bled but healed. Kinda like the calves would be..if the had them. I do not want to loose another male id like to have some fertiles this spring it is now Feb 20th with about 3 1/2 feet of snow and is pouring rain..anyways if anyone could help me out with this I beg for the answer:( Ounce again his "calves" are swollen which made the scales fall off and I think its getting a lil worse. he can eat and drink so yea..Help!!![​IMG]
     
  2. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are freezing their legs... They need to be shut inside in bad weather. They are nit smart enough to go in
     
  3. cluck n stuff

    cluck n stuff Out Of The Brooder

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    They have been locked up all winter with a heater and a heat lamp so I don't think its that
     
  4. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay. Is it this?[​IMG]
    Scaly leg mites
     
  5. cluck n stuff

    cluck n stuff Out Of The Brooder

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    no....it is swolen skin color and it is smooth with small transparent scales forming.. A friend came over yesterday and took a look at it and he says it may be an infection...what should i do with that....I did take him out of the chicken coop and put him all alone in the cape cod small coop tht we have next to it. I took scarlet oil a wound dressing at fleet and put vet wrap on it soo idk
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  6. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got to have a clear photo.
     

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