HELP!!! MY CHICKEN IS HURTING!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by minecraftood4, May 25, 2012.

  1. minecraftood4

    minecraftood4 Hatching

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    My chicken has poop and dried up dirt built up around her legs and it is cutting into the right leg. I've tried to get it off by putting lukewarm water on it and getting it off but she wont let me. What do I do to safely get it off without hurting her?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    [​IMG] It sounds more likely that she has scaley leg mites. Do a forum search for treatment regimens. Do not peel the gunk off - it will cause bleeding.
     
  3. Laken

    Laken Hatching

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    it sounds more like mites try cleaning their legs with vaseline
     
  4. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom Free Ranging

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! Good luck with your hen.
     

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