Hormones or scaly leg mites? *Picture*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Doodle777, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. Doodle777

    Doodle777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think this may be from his hormones. I painted his legs and feet last night with EVOO and they are still bright red and look inflamed this morning. It seems to come and go but this time it's worse.
    Would be so appreciative if anyone had some suggestions.
    Is there an oil that would soothe and help the inflammation? Or something else I could do? It must be uncomfortable for him.
    Thank you in advance. [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    A little hard to tell from that picture, but it does look like Testosterone 'poisoning'.
     
  3. Doodle777

    Doodle777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is testosterone poisoning?
     
  4. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like possible scaly leg mite. Here is a link for treatment.

    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/08/poultry-lice-and-mites-identification.html
     
  5. Doodle777

    Doodle777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But the scales on his feet are not raised at all. It just looks very swollen and red.
     
  6. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does he have a bumblefoot infection that has spread? Look at the bottom of foot/top/between toes,any sores,lumps?
     
  7. Doodle777

    Doodle777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't see any last night but I will check him again. So there would have to be one on each foot, since it is on both feet and legs?
     

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